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Pleasant surprise

Beautiful and interesting art collection in a large concrete structure. There is a section with... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Surprisingly interesting

When my guide led me to the building I was less than enthusiastic. The Fine Art Museum from the... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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196, Sovietskaya Str., Bishkek 720000, Kyrgyzstan
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

This is an excellent Museum, with a huge amount to see, so many paintings and historic artifacts, something to do early before the school children arrive

1  Thank 368stephenn
Reviewed May 26, 2018

The highlights of this museum include a room of Kyrgyz nomadic crafts such as leather liquid containers, boxes, saddles, and so forth. There are superb textiles such as yurt panels and hangings. Another room is devoted to quite creative contemporary felt hangings and shyrdaks ranging...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Beautiful and interesting art collection in a large concrete structure. There is a section with (wall) tapestry on the second floor. Not just traditional, but also modern tapestry from the 1980s. Some of the colorful pieces are beautiful. Hence there are paintings of surprisingly good...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

When my guide led me to the building I was less than enthusiastic. The Fine Art Museum from the outside is a decaying Soviet built hulk, surrounded by construction materials, and which actually looked closed. However, once inside there are two floors of interesting displays....More

1  Thank StephenStocks
Reviewed August 11, 2017

It's mainly art from the Soviet era. There is abstract art, photography, and art done last year by a local artist. The entrance fee is about 2$ USD. It's pretty much empty all of the time.

Thank stevenhshin1
Reviewed July 18, 2017

I am always going to museums and this is a lovely small one which I highly recommend. It has local artwork both photography, paintings and Felt Hangings. Very beautiful and examples of work by some very talented artists. I took pictures of many but unfortunately...More

1  Thank Rifky K
Reviewed July 16, 2017

We found modern architecture in a kind of abandoned shell. So the building is not fresh, but the struture of the house works! The main focus of the exhibition are drawings from the soviet times, famous felt works and some post soviet drawings. We also...More

1  Thank PartisKnow
Reviewed April 15, 2017

It is closed for renovations, and I do not know when it will be re-opened, but it looks from outside it will take at least months, if not longer. But there are a a couple of Nice sculptures outside which one can still admire.

1  Thank Ingeborg56
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

I went there yesterday. It was temporary close for renovation. However, I'm not sure when it will open again because the notice was written in Russian.

Thank Ltp_BKK
Reviewed October 9, 2016

The Museum is interesting because it combines art from the Soviet period with post independence. Definitely worth a visit1

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