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National Museum of Antiquities

Ak Rajabov 7, Dushanbe 734000, Tajikistan
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Go see the real antiquities!

this is a wonderful place with many important antiquities found all over Tajikistan. Our guide at... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mickyryan
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Portland, Oregon
worth to be visited

the museum is very good with english descriptions, if you are lucky you can get an english guided... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
34christa
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Backnang, Germany
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Ak Rajabov 7, Dushanbe 734000, Tajikistan
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this is a wonderful place with many important antiquities found all over Tajikistan. Our guide at the museum was wonderful.

Thank Mickyryan
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

the museum is very good with english descriptions, if you are lucky you can get an english guided tour. The best of this Museum are the bones of the princess and the giant Buddha and the frescoes

Thank 34christa
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

The museum badly needs reordering and there are a number of really good exhibits in rubbish surroundings. You also really need a guide to take you round as there is little English in the explanations. Then - you will get a real surprise. An enormous...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

Unlike the boring national museum, this is a genuine museum with an excellent collection. I recommend you take a guide as otherwise it may not mean very much. The high point is the reclining buddha but they have items illustrating how central the area was...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We went here as it has the original artefacts. The other large new museum has copies. Here are the huge 12 metre long 5 tonne Buddha, and many of the Zoroastrian and Islamic items for the past few thousand years. Well displayed in 16 galleries....More

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

Dushanbe has a new and grand museum, the National Museum of Tajikistan, which is very much worth seeing, but there is in a distance of about a kilometer the smaller and older National Museum of Antiquities, which should not be left out by anybody interested...More

1  Thank saronic
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Reviewed May 7, 2017

Do not miss this museum devoted to ancient artefacts, which should be visited in conjunction with the larger national museum.

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

it brings together a range of items from around the country, so the highlights of Tajikistan are here

Thank RRuk2011
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

Nice stroll through some of the oldest human artifacts in the world. The Buddha statue just shows folks how little has changed in 1300 years. Be sure to see the Tajik Museum of Ethographic next door. It houses beautiful pottery and textiles. The place needs...More

Thank NCBW
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

If you are interested in history then this museum is well worth a visit. It was the forerunner of the new National Museum in Ismoil Somoni Avenue, and is seemingly not that well known anymore as I was the only visitor. The older trip advisor...More

2  Thank KMLondon22
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