National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the youngest and largest museum in Central Asia. The museum was created in the framework of the State programme "Cultural heritage" on behalf of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. A. Nazarbayev. July 2, 2013 was issued the Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan № 675 on the establishment of the Republican state institution "The national Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan" of the Ministry of culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan". By order of the President the Director of the National Museum of Kazakhstan Darkhan appointed made aware of our.
The museum is located on the main square of the country – Independence square, harmoniously blending into a single architectural ensemble with the "Kazakh Eli" monument, Palace of Independence, Palace of peace and reconciliation, mosque "Hazret Sultan" and the National University of the arts. Many of the values identified in the framework of the state programme "Cultural heritage", constitute the invaluable Fund of the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The museum building is attracted to the unusual external form. The largest unique museum complex has an area of 74 000 sq. m. and consists of seven blocks with variable number of floors up to the ninth floor. The exhibition area is occupied 11 halls with a total area of over 14,000 sq.m
National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan has the following halls: Hall of Astana, Hall of Independent Kazakhstan, Hall of gold, Hall of ancient and medieval history, history Hall, Ethnography Hall, Halls of modern art. The structure of the museum for the study of the national heritage represented by the research Institute. Also provided facilities for a children's museum, children's creativity center, two exhibition halls, restoration workshops, laboratories, storage facilities professional, scientific library with reading room, meeting room, souvenir kiosks. The museum is equipped in accordance to international standards for exposures use modern exhibition technologies: unique curved screen with a special content, working on two rooms, media floor, dynamic layout of the Central part of modern Astana, numerous media screens, holograms, led – technology, touch kiosks, multimedia guide, providing information in three languages.
The museum develops a various kinds of excursions – general and thematic, philosophical, special programmes in the form of interactive lessons, games and excursions. The national museum is destined to become a modern intellectual cultural institution, a place for analysis, comparison, reflection, discussion, statements and estimates of historical and cultural heritage of Kazakhstan. The contemporary museum is always opened a dialogue with the visitors. In this museum has made everything possible to make its guests active participants in the conversation history.
Tue – Sun: 10.00 – 18.00
Day – off: Monday
Sanitary day: last Friday of the month
On days preceding holidays the Museum closes in 1 hour earlier
Dear friends, pay your attention, to the fact that the time and days of work of "The Museum "National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan" can change, so before visiting it we recommend you to call +7 (7172) 91 – 90 – 35.