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Artsakh State Museum of Local History

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Overview of Karabakh from Armenian perspective

An overview of some of the history of Karabakh from pre-stonehenge to modern day. It's free and an... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
cooker3000
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Dublin, Ireland
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Historic and informative facts about ARTSAKH

Housed in a small building one block south of the Presidential palace. this museum presents... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
AraB22
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Burbank, California
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  • Average22%
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  • Terrible4%
Aug 13, 2018
“Quite interesting but guide ruined the visit ”
Aug 4, 2018
“Must see when in Stepanakert”
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Sasuntsi David St., 1, Khankendi, Azerbaijan
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Quite a nice museum which would have been more pleasant if the arrogant biaised English fluent guide had replied in an honest manner to my questions instead of reinventing history.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Small exhibition that comes alive thanks to the young girl who speaks excellent English and explains the history of Nagorno Karabakh in an excellent way. In 30 minutes you know all you need to know, also on background of other local sights, so very practical...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

I dont think you can really appreciate the relevance of the history of -Karabagh and its fight for independence without a visit to this museum

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank ke0ghp
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

An overview of some of the history of Karabakh from pre-stonehenge to modern day. It's free and an English speaking guide talked me through the different displays. The guide is not exactly what you call objective which is not a surprise but still was interesting...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank cooker3000
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is a good place where you can learn about the local history of the Armenian poeple. This is a modest museum. The visit is free we also had the help of a guide through out the visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Albert B
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a fascinating museum tracing the history of the region from stone age artifacts to the the current conflict. I give it a bad review because the english speaking guide was absolutely TERRIBLE. Instead of educating me about the conflict, she spoke aggressively and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank rmadhok
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Artsakh State Museum of Local History was literally just down the street from our hotel so we knew we had to visit. Small but somber feel throughout but you have to take the time to remember what has happened or we are doomed to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Housed in a small building one block south of the Presidential palace. this museum presents historical photographs, some dating back hundreds of years, then the Soviet era. followed with items and photos from 1990 and on to this date... The guides are very knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank AraB22
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This place isn't big but it is full of power. Can't describe the feeling in some of the rooms but really powerful and sad... But ends on quite a high not and hope

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank mv b
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Small gem, not a big museum but definitely worth the time to go. Gives some good information on the history of the area. Right in the center of town.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Ian S
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