National Museum of Turkmenistan

 

The museum holds over 166 thousand unique exhibits, including items discovered by archaeologists in the excavation of the medieval city of Nyssa, Ancient Merv, and other historical monuments of Turkmenistan. The museum funds and special sections house a rich collection of famous Turkmen handmade carpets, items made of precious metals, national clothing, items of traditional life, embroidery, ceramics.

Recently, there was opened the Museum of the President of Turkmenistan in  the building of the National Museum. It holds extensive documentary and photographic materials, which reflect the modern history of the country. A special section is devoted to the life and work of the President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.


 

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