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International Intellectual Museum

Peace Avenue 10 | Bayanzurkh district,13 neighborhood-2, Ulaanbaatar 210648, Mongolia
(976-1) 461470
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Saved for a rainy day, not easy to find. A quite unique place

We eventually found the museum; it was tucked away in a side street near what looked like a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
WW_Traveller023
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Sydney, Australia
Less puzzle solving, more staring at items in glass cabinets

Genuinely curious as to those writing the trip advisor reviews! Myself and some friends went here... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Jenny C
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“solve puzzles” (2 reviews)
“puzzle maker” (2 reviews)
“fourth floor” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Peace Avenue 10 | Bayanzurkh district,13 neighborhood-2, Ulaanbaatar 210648, Mongolia
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(976-1) 461470
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We eventually found the museum; it was tucked away in a side street near what looked like a burned-out building, hardly a prime location It was 8000 Tugrigs entry and we had to leave our bags in a locker and put on shoe covers. We...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Genuinely curious as to those writing the trip advisor reviews! Myself and some friends went here based off these reviews and a guidebook recommendation and we all found it a disappointing experience (although amusing in its own way). First of all, the location is far...More

Thank Jenny C
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Tucked away in a residential district beyond the east side of the central business district lies this quirky museum dedicated to puzzles, tricks and giant chess sets. It's surprisingly popular and you are guided around in clean room over shoes (not sure why) by knowledeable...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Ulaanbaatar traffic is bad, so we walked over for 20 minutes from where we were staying. Besides moving faster than the cars, you also get to see more of Ulaanbaatar. The musueum itself is a four story building, and we had an English speaking guide...More

Thank Lulu L
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Pros: Unique, quirky, with a comprehensive tour around the museum by a guide, which included opportunities to have a go at some puzzles. Opportunities to buy puzzles in the shop, of course, too! Cons: Somewhat out of town and potentially tricky to find. We ran...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

I very proud by this museum because I sure, you can see similar museum only in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. I love human, who help someone to live like a human.

Thank Begzsuren J
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We had such fun here! After struggling to find it, we entered and paid a small fee. We were then led through a series of rooms spanning four floors full of puzzles and games. We were given a tour by a lovely lady who let...More

1  Thank NasreenPeer
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

fun tour; especially useful if you want something different to do in Ulaanbataar. good for a rainy day. tour lasted a little longer than I hoped for but the staff were informative.

Thank Gavinge
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

You'll never expect so rich museum of puzzle in anywhere of the world. Museum is rich and amazing. Creating puzzle is an art and talent. Mongolian tradition of puzzle is one of the key of intellectual development of a person.

1  Thank Tourism A
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

I stumbled upon this location while surfing from the hostel, downloaded Maps.me app and made my way there. It is filled with hundreds of exhibits. There is a large collection of chess sets, and some chess pieces itself are puzzles. Very intricate hand-made pieces can...More

1  Thank Anthony L
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