loader image

Museum of Almaty

Museum of Almaty was founded in 2002 in the building of the former Vernenskiy orphan home. The history of Almaty city is stored in 11 room: here you can discover various eras of the Southern capital for yourself: “Ancient history of Almaty”, “Medieval history of Almaty”, “At the origins of Kazakh state system”, “Vernenskiy period of history of Almaty”, “Almaty in XX century”, etc.

About the Museum

Museum collections consist of about 35 thousand of artefacts. Among them are works of pictorial art, unique collections of Kazakh ethnography, and also ethnography of representatives of ethnic groups who live nowadays in Almaty, collections of household items of various epochs and cultures, numismatics, photo and documents.

Exhibitions and events

Science and Publications

Interesting facts

Initially the building of the museum was Vernenskiy orphan home, which has been built in 1892. The author of the project – the architect Paul Lionel Basil Gourdet.

In front of the building of the Almaty Museum, the children of the orphanage planted a Pine Park in the ХІХ century.

From 1879 to 1904, 260 orphans were raised and initially educated at the orphanage.

Visit a virtual tour by all expositions of our museums

The museum structure

Bakbergen Zhaksylykovich Taysheev

Нead of the Almaty Museum

  • +7 (727) 272-43-21
  • museumalmaty@mail.ru

Lazzat Abekova Lukpanovna

Head of inventory and preservation of funding

  • +7 (727) 267-59-05
  • museumalmaty@mail.ru

Aiya Belyalova Ruslanovna

Head of the cultural and educational department

  • +7 (727) 267-59-05
  • museumalmaty@mail.ru

Aiman Akhangalieva Akaidarovna

Head of accounting department

  • +7 (727) 248-31-95
  • museumalmaty@mail.ru

Aspendiyar Gabitov Shakarbekuly

Head of the administrative and management department

  • +7 (727) 267-59-05
  • museumalmaty@mail.ru

Bauyrzhan Kogabayev Maratovich

Public procurement specialist

  • +7 (727) 248-31-95
  • museumalmaty@mail.ru

For Visitors

Working Hours:

Tuesday - Sunday: Working hours are from 10:00 to 19:00
Monday: Closed for cleaning day

Price list:

Adults (Foreigners) – 1500 KZT
Adults (Citizen of Republic of Kazakhstan) - 1000 KZT
Students – 300 KZT
School pupils – FREE
Pensioners – 300 KZT
Guided Tour – 2000 KZT (Per group), tour in foreign (english) language – 3000 KZT

Contact Us:

+7 (727) 267-59-05
+7 (727) 272-43-21




Алматы музейі




Музей Алматы

Online ticketing

You can visit all museums buying tickets at the site ticketon.kz

Закрыть меню