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Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan

Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan

This is located in an enchanting building that, like Leighton House in London, was constructed in ‘oriental style’ (with discreet…

The State Museum of Art

The State Museum of Art

In January 1918, Grand Duke Nikolai Konstantinovich Romanov (grandson of Tsar Nicholas I), who had lived in exile in Tashkent…

The State Museum of History

The State Museum of History

Founded in 1876, this is one of Central Asia’s largest and oldest collections of art and archaeological artefacts. Walking…

Museum of Communication History

Museum of Communication History

This is mostly devoted to the development of modern communications systems (mid-20th century onwards) in Uzbekistan. The exhibits are…

Othman (Usmon) Quran in Tashkent

Othman (Usmon) Quran in Tashkent

One of the greatest treasures of Uzbekistan, and a part of our common world heritage, is the ‘Othman Quran’ (Usmon…