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Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts

This fine-arts museum has a superb collection of paintings, carvings and sculptures, including many by the revered sculptor and artist Zanabazar. It also contains other rare religious exhibits such as scroll thangka…
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National Museum of Mongolia

Mongolia’s National Museum sweeps visitors from the Neolithic era right to the present day.The 1st floor has some interesting exhibits on Stone Age sites in Mongolia, as well as petroglyphs, deer stones (stone sculp…
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Choijin Lama Temple Museum

This temple museum smack in the middle of downtown Ulaanbaatar was the home of Luvsan Haidav Choijin Lama (‘Choijin’ is an honorary title given to some monks), the state oracle and brother of the Bogd Khan. Construc…
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Winter Palace of the Bogd Khan

Built between 1893 and 1903, this palace is where Mongolia’s eighth Living Buddha, and last king, Jebtzun Damba Hutagt VIII (often called the Bogd Khan), lived for 20 years. For reasons that are unclear, the palace …
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Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery

Sometimes called the Fine Art Gallery, this place contains a large and impressive display of modern and uniquely Mongolian paintings and sculptures, with nomadic life, people and landscapes all depicted in styles ra…
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International Intellectual Museum

This museum has a collection of puzzles and games made by local artists. One puzzle requires 56,831 movements to complete, says curator Zandraa Tumen-Ulzii. There are dozens of handmade chess sets and traditional Mo…
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Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs of all shapes, sizes and appetites once roamed the Gobi Desert. Their fossilised bones and eggs were first uncovered by American explorer Roy Chapman Andrews in the 1920s. Today, you can come face-to-skull…
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976 Gallery

Ulaanbaatar's best contemporary art gallery, featuring the most established and emerging Mongolian artists. The gallery is run by Ms Gantuya, a passionate advocate for the local arts community. It's located 50m nort…
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Victims of Political Persecution Memorial Museum

This little-known museum houses a series of haunting displays that chronicle the communist purges of the 1930s – an aggressive campaign to eliminate ‘counter-revolutionaries’. During the campaign, intellectuals were…
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Theatre Museum

The history of film and theatre in Mongolia is told through photographs and models at this small museum located on the 3rd floor of the Cultural Palace. The collection includes old costumes, cameras and musical inst…