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  • Museums in Uzbekistan




    Museum of History in Tashkent
    A great number of museums with diverse collections are to reflect the richness of public and cultural life in Uzbekistan. With a valuable education role, museums are an important tool in raising the youth with love for the country, as well as genuine and deserved pride of the great ancestors. It is the museums that keep the historical memory with its cultural, art inheritance, and global humane values. They have a tremendous role to play in studying the history, science, religion of peoples living in our multi-ethnic country, their traditions and lifestyles.

    Many museums serve as a nice place to go when you visit Uzbekistan and its cities of tourist value, such as Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. They add more value to your tourist itineraries and are offering sometimes a unique opportunity to see how people lived centuries ago. So what are you waiting for? With so much to do and see in one country, it's time to find the cheapest airline tickets and book your flight as soon as you can! We look forward to welcoming you as our guest.

    The government is dedicated to develop museums and takes efforts to restore unique monuments of history and culture. A good example is the establishment of the spectacular Museum of History of the Temur dynasty in the center of Tashkent, which inspires pride among locals not only for the generous exhibition, but also its architectural massiveness and art design.

    In Uzbekistan, there are museums of different types and profiles. Most of them are ethnological museums, describing lifestyles, culture and tradition of people living in a certain territory. Another common type is the art museums where works of contemporary and old artists are kept. There are also three big museums in the open, the Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva museums (Ichan Kala).

    Savitski Museum in Nukus

    Major Art Museums include: The Tashkent Arts Museum, Tashkent Applied Art Museum and Savitski Museum in Nukus featuring a vast collection of Russian and Uzbek avangardist paintings as well as a rare collection of Karakalpaki folk art.

    Specialized museums in Uzbekistan include the Nature Museum which has been in operation for over 150 years and provides a comprehensive narrative about the Earth, Solar system, basics of the genetics and selection, country's landscapes and habitats. With its 1,5 million exhibits, it also covers such areas as geology, botany and entomology.