Temurids Museum

State Museum of History of Temurids opened in Tashkent on 18 October, 1996. The museum was placed in the centre of Tashkent for the 660-year anniversary of Amir Temur, and has an unusual shape, in the shape of a dome, in accordance with the style of famous local landmarks. From the early days of its existence, the museum has become a centre of scientific thought and education; its exhibits are of great historical value.

These include jewellery, weaponry, military attire and regalia, musical instruments, manuscripts, personal effects of Amir Temur, Babur, astronomical instruments of Ulugbek and many other cultural treasures dating back to the Temurids era. In the museum 1,700 exhibits are preserved, reflecting the history of Uzbekistan over 15 centuries. The professionally constructed exhibits of the museum convey the spirit of the Temurids era, and contain a wealth of information on the state, society and culture of the Middle Ages in central Asia.

Address: Tashkent, 700000, 1 Amir Temur Str.

Tel.: 998 (71) 232 07 66, 232 01 44, 232 02 12

Fax:. 998 (71) 232 07 68, 232 02 13 E-mail: timurid@uzsci.net

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