Top 7 Famous Museums In Mongolia

Museum in Mongolia

Tourists might be astonished with the number of museums in Mongolia due to Mongolia’s rich history. When it comes to weekend adventures or leisure time activities, many people do not prioritize museum visits. Travelers are increasingly visiting new cities for the “Museum, Historical, or Arts experience.”

1. National History Museum

Introduce about National History Museum

The National Museum of Mongolia is a must-see destination for visitors to experience the Mongolian tour. This is one of the best museums in this country, preserving the most ancient images of this country from the past to now. The cultural features, traditions, and artifacts displayed here will be for visitors to Mongolia tour has the most realistic, alive view of this country. National History Museum was established in 1924. This first Mongolian museum introduces history, environment, paleontology, culture, and art. The museum has 9 permanent exhibition halls:

Hall 1: Ancient Mongolia

Hall 2: The ancient States in Mongolia

Hall 3: 18-20 centuries of clothing and jewelry in Mongolia

Hall 4: The Mongol Empire

Hall 5: Traditional culture of Mongolian

Hall 6: Farming

Hall 7: Early 18-20 centuries

Hall 8: Socialist Mongolia.

Hall 9: Democratic Mongolia.

Inform about National History Museum:

Address: Жуулчны Гудамж 1, Улаанбаатар (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)

Ticket price: 10,000 MNT for adults and 1,000 MNT for children.

Opening Hours: 8:00 to 20:00 daily in summer. 

                            9:30 to 16:30 in winter and closed on Sundays and Mondays.


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2. Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia

Introduce Bogd Khaan Palace Museum:

The Winter Palace of the Bogd Khan (Bogd Khan Palace Museum), Inspired by the most authentic materials of ancient Mongolian architecture. This place was once the palace of the last king of Mongolia – Bogd Khan. The museum includes a collection of what is left of this last emperor: clothes, and personal belongings. Besides, this place also preserves a part of Mongolian history and culture that visitors coming to Mongolia trip cannot ignore.

Inform Bogd Khaan Palace Museum:

Address: Westside of the road to Zaisan, Khan-Uul district

Ticket price: 8,000 MNT for adults and 1,500 MNT for children.

Opening Hours: 9:00 to 20:00 daily in summer,

                          9:00 to 17:00 in winter (closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays).


Bogd Khaan Palace Museum

3. Choijin Lama Temple Museum

Choijin Lama Temple Museum was built from 1904 to 1908, under the leadership of Ombo – a famous architect and more than three hundred Mongolian master craftsmen. This place hosts a unique showcase of religious objects about Choijin Lama Luvsankhaidav. 

Time table (Winter): 25/X –15/Y: Wednesday-Sunday 10:00 – 16:00

Time table (Summer): 16/Y – 25/X: Everyday 09:00 – 19:30

Ticket price (Adult): 8000 MNT

(Student): 3000 MNT

(Child): 1500 MNT

(Camera): 50000 MNT

(Video): 100 000 MNT   

Choijin Lama Temple Museum

4. The Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs

Introduce The Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs:

Mongolia is known as the country of dinosaurs. Established on February 21, 2013, the Dinosaur Museum in Mongolia displays the most authentic fossils of dinosaurs. It displays up to 16 dinosaur skeletons 3 meters high in the main display area. In the secondary display area are fossils of ancient birds and their nests. The goal of establishing the museum is to preserve the entire paleontological heritage for future generations.

Inform The Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs:

Address: Chingeltei District, 5th Khoroo, Independence Square, Ulaanbaatar 11000, Mongolia

Time table: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

The Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs

5. Zanabazar Museum of Fine Art

Introduce Zanabazar Museum of Fine Art

Zanabazar Museum of Fine Art is established in 1966, impressive with the works of G.Zanabazar (1635-1724). This museum includes the statues of Sita Tara, the Five Dhayani Buddhas, and the Bodhi Stupa. The Fine Arts Museum was named after Gombodorjiin Zanabazar in 1995. This museum has 12 exhibition galleries covering the arts from ancient civilizations until the beginning of the 20th Century.

Inform Zanabazar Museum of Fine Art:

Address: Builders’ Square, Tourist Street, Chingeltei district.

Ticket price: 8,000 MNT for adults, 2,500 MNT for students, and free entrance for children from 4-18 age.

Opening Hours: 9:00 to 18:00 daily, from Monday to Sunday.

Fhone number: 976-11-326060



Zanabazar Museum of Fine Art

6. Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery

Introduce Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery

MNMAG- Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery is the place to collect, preserve, and exhibit artworks. This Museum includes modern and contemporary artworks from history, culture, and people in Mongolia. 

Inform Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery

Phone: 11-331 687


Hours: 10am-6pm Jun-Sep, 9am-5pm Oct-May

Price: 2,000 MNT

Address: Sükhbaatar Sq 3, Central Cultural Palace B

Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery

7. International Intellectual Museum

Introduce International Intellectual Museum

This is one of the most special museums in Mongolia, where it shows more than interesting and stimulating 5.000 puzzles. With 4 floors, tourists not only see some amazing puzzles like maze problems, folding and plaiting puzzles, chess set puzzles, etc. You also introduce various meanings and the history of puzzles through a guide talking English.

Mongol Costumes Museum

Inform International Intellectual Museum


Hours: 10 am- 6 pm, Monday to Saturday

Price: 6,000 MNT

Address: Apartment 7, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

International Intellectual Museum