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Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery

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Central Cultural Palace-B | Sukhbaataar Square-3, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Our thrilling to see the originals of paintings in a calender we had just bought! Including the Fighting Stallions - amazing painting. Beautifuly lit, spacious galleries - great small shop too

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Leigh G
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I admire this gallery so much because I love modern and traditional art of Mongolia and I was privileged to take part in recent ceramic exhibition there as an artist as well! Happy memory!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shureshnik
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The entrance to the museum is on a side road. The museum itself is light and attractive and exhibits are on two floors. The staff was welcoming, attentive and helpful. The art itself was abysmal. There is definitely a tradition of craft in Mongolia but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Natoma519
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This gallery is situated down a side road and looks like it could do with some attention. For such a small gallery it has a surprisingly good and varied collection of local artists. It worth a visit and for US $1 it's ridiculously underpriced.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 701David
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I'm not really a modern art fan but I did enjoy the sculptures on display. Given a choice I'd rather have visited the Zanabazar Museum of Fine Art

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank camelliaFerndown
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This excellent museum is tucked away on a side street in the city center. Unremarkable from the outside, and with an unassuming entrance, the two floors of art include many outstanding examples of Mongolia art. A number of intricate, beautiful wood carvings. Horses, understandably, are...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 874AndrewE
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This was a nice salary to visit. The entrance fee was $2 US. It gives you a little more of the history of Mongolia but some very nice art work to view as well.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank U3409CNadrians
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I don’t mind art galleries if they are tastefully done. I also like to get a sense of the culture while I’m traveling but this tired run down gallery is not worth a long visit. I was told not to take pictures so that turned...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Don't think modern art as in "Abstract" (Though there is some of that). Think art being done recently in Mongolia. This museum has everything from contemporary wood carving to Stalinist era soviet-realism. The mix makes for an entertaining visit even if you are not "into"...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank David R
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Small and cheap gallery just off the main square. Some interesting works but the majority are pastiches. Gallery interior looks rather tired. Worth a visit if you have some spare time to fill.

Date of experience: August 2017
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