Mongolia is home to many museums, but the National Museum of Mongolia and the Mongolian Natural History Museum are perhaps the most well-known.
The National Museum of Mongolia features collections of art and historical artifacts from throughout Mongolia’s history, while the Mongolian Natural History Museum contains exhibits on the country’s flora and fauna, it is famous for its dinosaur and other paleontological exhibits. Both museums are located in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city.
The National Museum of Mongolia
The National Museum of Mongolia isn’t your typical stuffy museum–we’re about keeping Mongolian history and tradition alive! Every year, we welcome 50,000+ curious visitors who want to learn more about our unique culture. Whether it’s providing origins for common expressions or hosting interactive displays that transport guests back in time, we’re proud to serve an educational and cultural role within society.
The National Museum of Mongolia, founded in 1924, offers exhibitions pertaining to Mongolian history and culture as a means of educating the public. If you’re interested in exploring Mongolian history, this museum is definitely worth a visit!
Mongolian Natural History Museum
The Mongolian Natural History Museum is best known for its dinosaur and other paleontological exhibits, including a nearly complete skeleton of a late Cretaceous Tarbosaurus tyrannosaurid and widespread Protoceratops egg nests.
The museum holds natural history specimens from Mongolia in the fields of geology, geography, flora and fauna, paleontology, and anthropology. There are more than 6000 specimens in total, 45% of which were permanently on public display. So, if you’re a dinosaur lover and want to learn more about geology, this museum is for you.
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