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Destination: Uzbekistan
Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Museum of History of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

State Museum of History of Uzbekistan
State Museum of History of Uzbekistan

In the center of Tashkent, next to the Independence Square and Theater named after Alisher Navoi one can find the State Museum of History of Uzbekistan. It has existed since the Soviet era, and over the years its exposition changed many times and was refined and extended.

The museum's funds include more than 270,000 items. They include archaeological collections - over 60,000 exhibits, numismatic collections (100,000 items), 18,000 units of ethnographic exhibits, one of the richest archive of documents devoted to the new and modern history, as well as a scientific library with unique editions of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as ancient manuscripts.

The museum offers experienced tour guides who will tell you in detail about the most important stages of the history of the country and the whole region. The entire exposition is located on four floors of the building, the first three floors are dedicated to the history from ancient times and till Uzbekistan gained its independence in 1991.

The uppermost floor is devoted to the achievements of the country in modern times.

Address: 100029, Tashkent, Sharafa Rashidova Ave. 3
tel: 998 71 239 1083, 998 71 239 44 25
Opening hours: 10:00-17:00, closed on Monday

Abul Kosim Madrassah
Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater named after Alisher Navoi
Chorsu Bazaar
Hazrat Imam (Hast Imam) Complex
Istiklol Palace (former Palace of Peoples' Friendship)
Japanese Cemetery in Tashkent
Master-Apprentice Pottery School of Akbar and Alisher Rakhimov
Museum of Amir Timur (Tamerlane)
Museum of Applied Art
Museum of Fine Arts
Park of Alisher Navoi
Suzani Souvenir and Gift Shop
Tashkent Metro