Kazakhstan offers a large variety of museums and exhibitions based on nomadic roots. Kazakhstan's geography, customs, and ancient roots make the country an essential cultural and economic bridge between Asia and Europe.
The Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Though the museum's current building dates back to 1985, the Central State Museum was established in 1930. The new building features four large exhibition halls that exhibit the development of Kazakhstan from the early Bronze Age to the Russian Empire and the Communist period in addition to the present day.
Address: Samal-1, 44, Almaty 050059, Kazakhstan
Archaeological Museum of the Kazakhstan National Academy of Sciences
Opened in 1973, this museum features four exhibitions showcasing the development of civilisation in Kazakhstan from the ancient period up to the late Middle Ages.
Address: 44, Dostyk Ave., at Zhambyl Street, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Abay Qunanbaev Museum
In 1995, Abay Qunanbaev Museum was opened in Semey to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the poet's birth. The museum is entirely devoted to the poet Abay Qunanbaev, covering all aspects of his life.
Address: Internacionalnaya St 29, Semey 070000, Kazakhstan
A. Kasteyev State Museum of Arts
Named after Abylkhan Kasteyev - people's artist of Kazakhstan, this museum exhibits over 20 thousand artefacts tracing the art history of the East and West from ancient to recent times.
Address: Коктем-3, 22/1, Almaty, Kazakhstan
State Museum of Popular Musical Instruments
Built in 1980, the State Museum of Popular Musical Instruments is well known as one of the essential cultural sights of the country's former capital.
Address: Zenkov St 24, Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Address: Tauelsizdik Ave 54, Nur-Sultan 010000, Kazakhstan
Address: Kabanbay Batyr St 132, Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
Address: Shevchenko St 28, Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
Address: Abai street 103, Semey 070000, Kazakhstan
Muzey Kazakhskogo Akademicheskogo Dramteatra
Address: Abay Ave 103, Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
Saken Seifullin Museum
Address: Mukhtar Auezov St 20(78) Auezov Street, Nur-Sultan 010000, Kazakhstan