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National Museum of Antiquities of Tajikistan

Opened in 2001, the Museum’s impressive collection includes artifacts from the temple of the Hellenistic age of Ox, found on the Takhti-Sangin site, as well as wall paintings from Pendjikent. The Museum’s most popular and valuable exhibit however, is the statue of Buddha in Nirvana. The statue was discovered during archaeological investigations of a Buddhist monastery of the early Middle Ages, Ajina teppa. Other items of interest include unique monuments of material and non-material culture, found during the course of excavations in Khujand, Pendjikent, Istravshan, Kulob and Hulbuk.

Address: Radjabov st., 7, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Phone: + (992 37) 227-13-50; 221-37-42



Opening hours:

Tuesday-Friday: from 09:00 to 17:00

Saturdays: from 09:00 to 16:00

Sundays and Mondays: from 09:00 to 14:00

Admission: Ticket price: 50 TJS

No photos allowed

Languages: Tajik, Russian.  English-speaking tour guide is available.

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