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National Museum of Tajikistan

Ismoil Somoni Ave, Dushanbe 734025, Tajikistan
+992 372 21 6036
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Very interesting museum if you are interested in the ruins of early cultures in Tajikistan

We arrived there and were graciously met by several guides from the museum. I strongly suggest... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Tadjikistan in all its aspects

In this grand new museum Tadjikistan is covered in all its aspects, from geology, natural history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
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Ismoil Somoni Ave, Dushanbe 734025, Tajikistan
+992 372 21 6036
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived there and were graciously met by several guides from the museum. I strongly suggest that you use one of the guides. There wasn't a charge but we did give her a tip. Our guide shared so much information about the exhibits. We would...More

Thank chasemarta
Reviewed 1 week ago

In this grand new museum Tadjikistan is covered in all its aspects, from geology, natural history and to all the developments in human times. Whoever wants to understand this new, but fascinating country, will get a lot by a visiting this museum. To visit all...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Dushanbe, you must visit this museum. It has permanent expositions which will tell you about long history of Tajik state and ethnicity. It is quite big, so make sure you're wearing comfortable shoes. You are allowed to take photos, so don't...More

Thank Nur-Peri K
Reviewed 21 June 2017

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 13 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

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