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Reading other reviews a visit is not mandatory but of interest when this museum is dedicated to one of the founders of the Soviet Union. The staff were grey and dull if not asleep. Better if more of the labels were in English rather than...More
This museum reproduces Frunze’s house with some original artefacts inside. I would not recommend the museum unless you are very interested in his history. The museum is comprised of 2 floors, the bottom taking up the reproduced house the second floor that has pictures of...More
You can easily tell that Milhail Frunze is important for Kyrgyzstan and that’s why Bishkek was for a certain period changed to his surname. Without any English captions and docents that speak proper English, you cannot appreciate much. The exhibits are also not professionally displayed.
You only know that this person is very important to Kyrgyzstan but it is hard to comprehend because nothing is in English. The museum also lacks the necessary facilities to make a good display. Not really a must-go!
Bishkek was (re)named as Frunze in Soviet times, so this museum is good place to know who Frunze was. Exhibit starts from the Level 3 which is more or less personal as well as the Soviet histories in the early days. Level 2 exhibition hall...More
We spent a little time at the Mikhail Frunze Museum in Bishkek mid-August 2017 when in the capital. It is an older museum about the history of Soviet Communism which is something different from what we are used to. The displays and exhibits are a...More
If you are feeling nostalgic for the Soviet days, if you do not mind that not all of the many photos are captioned in English, if you enjoy being in dusty/musty places, and if you would like to see a museum that has been built...More
Without people like Mikhail Frunze there would have been no Soviet Union. Frunze was born in Bishkek, son of a Moldovan father and a Russian mother who were settlers on Kyrgyz lands. Mikhail belonged to the first generation of revolutionary Soviet leaders who made sure...More