Museums and Art Galleries in Tashkent
The State Museum of History
The State Museum of History of Uzbekistan, of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, is one of Central Asia's largest and oldest research and educational institutions, dating back more than 120 years. The museum contains a unique collection of over 250,000 archeological, numismatic and ethnographic exhibits and archive materials. After the Republic of Uzbekistan became an independent state, the collection was laid out anew to reflect the results of the latest research into history from the Stone Age to modern times...
The State Museum of Art
The State Museum of Arts of Uzbekistan is one of the largest museums in the Central Asia, which was founded in 1918 on the base of a small collection from 500 exhibits. These were the works of the Russian and the West-European art such as painting, sculpture, decorative furniture, porcelain and bronze...
The State Museum of Applied Art
The State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan is one of the largest museums in the Central Asia, which was founded in 1918 on the base of a small collection from 500 exhibits. These were the works of the Russian and the West-European art such as painting, sculpture, decorative furniture, porcelain and bronze. The most valuable exhibits of the antique and the early-medieval art of Uzbekistan are presented in the exposition of the museum; they are architectural decor, embroideries, rugs, fabrics, copper-stamping manufactures, golden needlework, jewelry art and others...
State Museum of History of Timurids opened in Tashkent on 18 October, 1996. The museum was placed in the centre of Tashkent for the 660-year anniversary of Amir Timur, and has an unusual shape, in the shape of a dome, in accordance with the style of famous local landmarks. From the early days of its existence, the museum has become a centre of scientific thought and education; its exhibits are of great historical value...
Museum of Victims of Repressions
The 1999 resolution led directly to the opening of the Museum of the Victims of Repression. The museum is located in the new Martyrs' Memorial Complex, which honors those who suffered under Russian and Soviet colonial rule. The blue-domed building contains exhibits on the recent history of the territory that now comprises Uzbekistan, ranging from the first Russian incursions against the Khanate of Khiva...
The Museum of Olympic Glory
The Museum of Olympic glory was created by the Resolution of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In the ceremony opening of the museum took part the President of the republic of Uzbekistan I.A. Karimov and the president of the International Olympic Committee Xuan Antonio Samaranch. Common square of the museum is 2121 sq. meters, and square of the expositions hall is 1073. Number of principal exhibits - 2088, 1005 constant exhibits....
Art Gallery of Uzbekistan
The richest collection of artworks of Uzbekistan from the beginning of the Twentieth century up to the present day, as well as a unique collection of Central Asian currency are presented in the Art Gallery, which opened its doors on the eve of the celebration of the Independence Day of the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2004. The first exposition largely includes the collection of the Paintings Gallery of the National Bank for Foreign Economic Activity of the Republic of Uzbekistan, which was established in 1994 upon the initiative of the President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov...
The Tashkent House of Photography
The Tashkent House of Photography (THP) is situated in the centre of Tashkent in a monumental building with a facade executed in the style of Medieval Eastern architecture and decorated with a tile portal. This architectural monument was constructed in 1934 from the design of well-known Uzbek architects K. Babievsky and A. Petelin and the idea of ethnographer painter V. Rozvadovsky...
Tashkent museum of railway engineering
Tashkent museum of railway engineering was opened on August 4, 1989 in honor of Uzbek main railway line's centenary. Tashkent museum of railway engineering is a member of the World Association of technical museums on the part of railway engineering and it is one of the most interesting museums of this type around of globe. At present time 13 steam-engines, 18 diesel and 3 electric locomotives of historical series, produced in the last millennium...
Perhaps every one of us in childhood dreamt of conquering space, flying to the skies, observing the Earth from above or making a few steps on the Moon. It is barely possible today for majority of people to repeat those feats of brave cosmonauts. However, everyone who wants to look at Saturn rings and Jupiter companions could observe them in the Tashkent planetarium...
House museum of Aybek Musa Tashmukhamedov
The House museum of Aybek Musa Tashmukhamedov (1905-1968). The house museum of Aybek is in one of the old areas of Tashkent. Here, in the silent street of Tazetdinova (formerly Kislovodsk), in 1940 Aybek lived with his family. In the scientific library of the museum there are books, magazines, newspaper cuttings, the first publications of the edition in various languages, literature on the life and creativity of the writer, and manuscripts produced by classic writers of eastern literature: Navoi, Fuzli, Hafiza, Sufi Allayara, Yassavi ...
Memorial house museum of Tamara Khanum
The home-museum of Tamara Khanum was created in 1994, based on the ongoing exhibition of her costumes. In the museum of Tamara Khanum you can see the original surroundings where she spent the last years of her life, many of her costumes, photographs from the 1920-80s, and manuscripts, as well as her unpublished memoirs, and listen to her songs...
Memorial house museum of Yuldash Akhunbabayev
In the 1930s-1940s, Yuldash Akhunbabayev made a considerable contribution to the development of the economy and culture of Uzbekistan. During this time he took part in organizing irrigation and agricultural projects. He also participated in the cultural revolution, in the eradication of illiteracy and the liberation of women ...
Memorial house museum of Ural Tansykbaev
The Home-museum of the USSR People's Artist Ural Tansykbaev's creative years, covers the period between the 1920s and the 1970s. U. Tansykbaev's heritage is immense. The artist's most important works are exhibited both in the memorial part of the museum, and in a gallery built for this purpose...
House museum of Gafur Guliam
The museum is located in the house where Gafur Guliam lived and worked from 1944-66.In the literary part you can see photographs, original documents and personal items of the poet, as well as first and later editions of his works. In the memorial part you can see his study, living room and recreation room. There are books from his personal library, his desk and household items...
Mukhtar Ashrafi's Home-museum
Mukhtar Ashrafi's Home-museum is devoted to the famous Uzbek composer and conductor, People's Artist of the USSR, and one of the founders of the national opera, who dedicated his whole life to the development of Uzbekistan's musical culture. The museum was opened to visitors in 1982 ...
Sergey Esenin Museum
Sergey Esenin was a great Russian poet, the author of hundreds of popular poems including a series of poems "Persian Motives". In 1921 Sergey Esenin visited Tashkent, met local poets and read his poem "Pugchev" which he'd just finished.
Address: 20, Mustakillik Str., Tolstoy deadlock
Phone: (+998 71) 237 11 79
Sergey Borodin House-Museum
Sergey Borodin was a famous Russian writer of the middle of the XXth century, an author of series of important books of historical prose. His novel "Dmytry Donskoi" and historical epopee "The stars over Samarkand" have got great popularity.
Address: 18, Nashkar-Begi Str.
Phone: (+998 71) 233 09 32
Address: 33, Astronomicheskaya Str.
Phone: (+998 71) 235-81-02
The Central Museum the Armed Forces
Address: 98, Mirzo Ulugbek Ave.
Phone: (+998 71) 262 41 75, 269 82 29
Film-art museum of Uzbekistan
Address: 98, Uzbekistanskiy Ave., Cinema Hause
Phone: (+998 71) 245 89 76
Museum of Health Protection
Address: 30, Istiqlol Str.
Phone: (+998 71) 233 40 53, 233 42 78
Museum of the Literature of Navoi
Address: 69, Navoi dist.
Phone: (+998 71) 241 02 75, 244 12 68
Museum of Nature
Address: 1, Niyazov Str.
Reference point: Turin Politechnic Institute
Phone: (+998 71) 246 95 31
Address: T. Shevchenko Str.