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Museums in Bishkek

Gapar Aitiev Kyrgyz National Museum of Fine Arts Tel. Protected content
196 Abdrakhmanov St. (opposite the Hyatt Regency Bishkek Hotel)
Open 10 AM to 5 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday;
10 AM to 4 PM Friday
Closed Mondays
100 KGSoms

Regular Museum Exhibits:
"Porcelain" - an exhibition from the Museum's own collection

Constant Exhibits:
"New Wave" - Kyrgyz paintings and avante-garde art from the Protected content through the Protected content .
Western-European graphics

The State Historical Museum Tel. Protected content Protected content
on the Main Square on Prospect Chui
Open daily except Monday 9 AM to 5 PM

"The world of rock paintings" archaeological exhibition
“Kyrgyz national embroidery” exhibition

Special Exhibitions:
"The Peoples of Kyrgyzstan in a United Family"
In honor of the Year of the Family, Peace, Agreement and Mutual Forgiveness
Showing history and activities of the Assembly of the Peoples of Kyrgyzstan
National costumes from ethnic diasporas, decorative art, musical instruments, etc.

Regular Exhibitions:
Photo Exhibition: "The Great Victory will not be Forgotten"
Photos, letters, weapons from World War II ( Protected content )

"Gold of Ancient Kyrgyzstan" (open Tues, Thurs and Fri only)
Documentary Photo Exhibition: April 7, Protected content Kyrgyzstan

S.A. Chuikov Art Center in Oak Park Tel. Protected content
Pushkin St #78 (near AUCA)
Open 10 AM to 6 PM daily except Sunday

The Asia Gallery Tel. Protected content
At the Union of Artists, Prospect Chui #108 between Tynystanova and Erkindik
Open Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM (Closed for lunch from 1 to 2 PM)
Continuous sale-exhibition of works by local artists.

The Olga Manuilova Memorial Home Tel. Protected content
(Tynystanova 108, between Kievskaya and Toktogul)
Ongoing exhibition about the life and works of Olga Manuilova
Open weekdays 9 AM to 5 PM (Closed Protected content lunch)
Entrance Fee: 5 som

Roughly 50 works of sculpture (busts, wooden bas-relief, metal, plaster, marble), family photographs, books from the Protected content from her personal library and documents.

"Erkindik" Gallery under the Open Sky (near Ala-Too Square)
Open daily - free admission
Works for sale by local artists

T. Sadykov National Academy of Arts Tel. Protected content
Togolok Moldo #50 (at Ryskulova - near Sports Stadium)
Open 9 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday
Sculptures of Turgunbay Sadykov are displayed on the first and second floors.
Paintings, ceramics, etc. on display in exhibition halls.

The Semyon Chuikov Memorial Home-Museum Tel. Protected content
Chuikova St #87a (between Tynystanova and Sovietskaya, near the train station - easiest to access on foot from Bokonbaeva/Sovietskaya by walking up Sovietskaya toward the train tracks: pass Turkish Airlines and a hairdressers, turn right and it will be on your right.)

Open Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM (closed from 12 to 1 for lunch)
Continuous exhibition of the life and work of artist Semyon Chuikov and his wife (artist Evgenia Maleina) and children Ivan and Vasily Chuikov. Includes family photos and documents plus art work.

The M. B. Frunze State Historical Home-Museum Tel. Protected content Protected content
Frunze St. #364 at Razzakova (across from the Jogorku Kenesh building)
Open 10 AM to 5 PM daily except Monday
50 som

Special Exhibitions:
"Debt of Remembrance"
67th Anniversary of Victory Day
Documents, photos and posters from WWII

Murataaly Kurenkeev Museum
At the Kyrgyz State Music College
Opened in Protected content honor of Protected content of folk musician/composer Murataaly Kurenkeev
and 70 years of the oldest musical institution in Kyrgyzstan, named after him.
Learn about the life and work of M. Kurenkeev and the history of the college.

The Tokombaev Home-Museum Tel. Protected content
Chuikova St. #109
Open 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday
Recommended to call ahead if planning an excursion
20 som

The Toktogul Museum of Literature and Art Tel. Protected content
Toktogul St. #111
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