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.
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).
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
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
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
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
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