National Museum

The National Museum is the youngest and largest museum in Central Asia.  The  unique museum complex has an area of 74,000 sq.m. and consists of seven blocks with a variable number of storeys. Exhibit space occupies 14 rooms with a total area of over 14,000 sq.m.  The museum is composed of the following halls: Hall of Astana, Hall of Independent Kazakhstan, Hall of Gold, Hall of Ancient and Medieval History, the Hall of History, Ethnography Hall, Halls of Modern Art. There are also facilities for a children’s museum, children’s art centre, two showrooms, restoration workshops, laboratories, professional depositories, a scientific library with a reading room, a conference hall and souvenir stalls. The museum is fitted out with equipment of international standard, one uses modern exhibition technology for expositions: a unique curved screen with a special content, working for two halls, a media floor, a dynamic layout of the central part of modern Astana, numerous media outlets, holograms, LED-technology, touch-sensitive kiosks, and a multimedia guide providing information in three languages.

 

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