Museums of Astana and Akmola region –
The Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - is a museum of modern history of Kazakhstan. It reflects the image of the formation of Independent Kazakhstan as a sovereign country through the multifaceted activities of the head of state. In just a short time (August 28, 2004), the museum turned into a comprehensive research, educational and cultural center. The location of the museum in the former residence of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the preservation of its interior and furniture in the same form allows you to find harmony, harmony in the search for ideas and exposition solutions, to fully show the history of independence and sovereignty of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
How to get there
The Museum of the First President of Kazakhstan is located in Astana, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. GPS coordinates: 51°09'58"N 71°25'07"E
The Head of State worked in this residence for seven years (1997-2004). The building was built in December 1997 in connection with the relocation of the capital. The first visitors were received by the museum in March 2005. From the point of view of the scientific concept, the period of determining the theme of the exhibition and the creation of research directions, 2007-2008 were important for the museum. In the course of the consistent, consistent formation of materials concerning the history of independence, the logic of the exposition display was achieved.
The museum's fund reflects chronologically and thematically the history of the country on the path to sovereignty, the main directions of our domestic and foreign policy, initiatives of interaction at the regional and global levels. From the point of view of cultural studies, the exhibits are of interest as artifacts of the material and spiritual culture of the peoples of the world and as a form of acquaintance with national psychology, customs and traditions.
The museum's collections make it possible to recognize the history and culture of modern Kazakhstan from the point of view of world development, since the foundation of the museum's fund consists of documents, photo and video materials covering the main stages of the formation and development of a sovereign country. The personal library of the head of state is located in three halls of the museum, which is 12700 items of storage. The collection consists of domestic and foreign publications.
Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Astana city