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National Museum of Tajikistan

Ismoil Somoni Ave, Dushanbe 734025, Tajikistan
+992 372 21 6036
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New impressive building

The museum is a big newly constructed building just next to Rudaki Park (or maybe part of it ?) It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oslo, Norway
An impressive museum

A huge museum of 3 floors with lots of exhibitions. You will need to spend at least 3 hours in... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Monika M
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Ismoil Somoni Ave, Dushanbe 734025, Tajikistan
+992 372 21 6036
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is a big newly constructed building just next to Rudaki Park (or maybe part of it ?) It has a lot of items on display but I found the place too dark to be able to see properly. It needs more light !...More

Thank Safari1957
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

A huge museum of 3 floors with lots of exhibitions. You will need to spend at least 3 hours in order to see evetything. If you are local inhabitant - ticket will cost 2 SOM for you, but if you are a foreigner - ticket...More

Thank Monika M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

50 soms for foreigners and 10 more soms for the museum of ethnography No photos allowed inside the museum of ethnography, photos permitted inside the national museum but no flash. Two storeys- start Left for chronological order of the history of Tajikistan. Some interesting artefacts....More

Thank WMBandit
Reviewed 21 May 2017

You could run through in an hour but to enjoy it takes longer. There are collections on natural history, painting, geology and other topics. It is not sensational but there is plenty to see. Many information plaques have a line in English.

Thank wardnick1
Reviewed 18 May 2017

When we visited, the escalators weren't working for some reason, and the elevators were moving at glacial speeds. So we walked up and down. The basement and first floors had great exhibits, the other two, not so much. It is worth spending an hour and...More

Thank CommanderChip
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Very large and well laid out but no audio guides or even leaflets, but worth a visit. About 5€ fee. History from 50k years ago to the modern day.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This museum provides an excellent introduction to the long history of the Tajiks going back to prehistoric times. Moved a few years ago from an old Soviet building in the centre to a huge new purpose-built structure a few kilometres north. Not to be confused...More

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The Buddha is of course the highlight in the museum which is a huge modern museum over many floors, We had a knowledgeable guide from the museum which took us on 1,5 hours tour of the museum. Very impressive where we learned about all the...More

1  Thank Ingeborg56
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

There are plenty of historical showpieces there, and findings from different locations and excavations of Tajikistan. But definitely Buddha is the main reason tourists visit the museum. We met a good lady working in the museum who commented on showpieces and exhibits - this made...More

Thank Munisa Y
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The colorful collection of Tajik costumes was already a treat for me as I like handwoven and traditional fabrics and costumes. What nourished my soul is the huge ancient reclining Buddha on the second floor. That in itself is worth the visit. The remaining intricate...More

Thank Z7879LHjayb
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