Museums of Turkmenistan
|Ashgabat National Museum of History
The National Museum of History contains major treasures discovered in every part of the country. The most interesting exhibitions are represented in the archeology and ethnography departments. The archeological collection contains very rare works of art from ancient times to the middle ages, which have been found on the territory of Turkmenistan...
Carpet Museum. When one first thinks of Turkmenistan, deserts and oil wells first come to mind. However, when it comes to art and culture, carpet weaving is by far the most predominant image. For a Turkmen, carpet weaving has the same importance as the pyramids to Egypt...