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Museum of Almaty

Museum of Almaty was founded in 2002 in the building of the former Vernenskiy orphan home. The history of Almaty city is stored in 11 room: here you can discover various eras of the Southern capital for yourself: “Ancient history of Almaty”, “Medieval history of Almaty”, “At the origins of Kazakh state system”, “Vernenskiy period of history of Almaty”, “Almaty in XX century”, etc.

About the Museum

Museum collections consist of about 35 thousand of artefacts. Among them are works of pictorial art, unique collections of Kazakh ethnography, and also ethnography of representatives of ethnic groups who live nowadays in Almaty, collections of household items of various epochs and cultures, numismatics, photo and documents.

Collections

  • Photo and documentary materials
  • Archeology
  • Clothing
  • Numismatics
  • Porcelain and ceramics
  • Other collections
  • Fine art
  • Pictures
  • Sculptures
  • Applied and Decorative Arts
  • Carpets and felts
  • Wood, skin and bone handicrafts
  • Metal handicrafts
  • Jeweler’s art

Exhibitions and events

Science and Publications

Articles

Booklets, brochures, flyers

Interesting facts

Initially the building of the museum was Vernenskiy orphan home, which has been built in 1892. The author of the project – the architect Paul Lionel Basil Gourdet.

Initially the building of the museum was Vernenskiy orphan home, which has been built in 1892. The author of the project – the architect Paul Lionel Basil Gourdet.

Initially the building of the museum was Vernenskiy orphan home, which has been built in 1892. The author of the project – the architect Paul Lionel Basil Gourdet.

Visit a virtual tour by all expositions of our museums

The museum structure

Bakbergen Zhaksylykovich Taysheev

Director

  • 267-59-05
  • museumalmaty@mail.ru

For Visitors

Working Hours:

Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00-19.00
Monday – cleaning day

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Contact Us:

267-59-05

E-mail:

museumalmaty@mail.ru

Online ticketing

You can visit all museums buying tickets at the site ticketon.kz

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