The Museum of Mongolia is one of the nation’s top attractions and also holds one of the country’s most comprehensive collections of cultural, historical, political and scientific materials. Since 1991 the museum has resided in its convenient city location, making it an essential stop for travelers staying in Ulaanbaatar.
Travelers will find exhibits on the Mongol Empire, as well as a vast history of the nation prior to Mongol rule. The country’s lengthy history is laid out in both ancient archeological findings, and contemporary artifacts and pieces. One of the museum’s most impressive collections is the display of traditional attire that showcases dress from each of the country’s ethnic groups.
Visitors can explore this museum on their own, or as part of a comprehensive day tour of Ulaanbaatar. It’s the perfect place to gain a general understanding of the culture, tradition and history of this vast land.
The museum is located on Juulchin Street-1 in Ulaanbaatar, not far from the city’s main square. It is open daily from 9:30am-6pm. Most literature is in both English and Mongolian, making this an easy museum to explore without a guide.