Historical-Cultural-Ethnographic Centre


This big, proud new museum has three floors of colourful exhibits on regional history, from prehistoric petroglyphs and household implements of the Kazakh nomads to the obligatory Nazarbayev homage on the top floor. Much of the material is paintings, maps and dioramas, since the collection of actual artefacts is sparse before the 19th century. Explanatory information is in Kazakh only, but free tours in English are available.

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