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Mikhail Frunze Museum, Bishkek

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Explore the country's history at Mikhail Frunze Museum, a metallic, cube-shaped building, the three-story museum documents the life of the Bishkek-born Bolshevik leader who gave name to the city during its Soviet period. A preserved house in which Frunze grew up is on the ground floor with well-restored rooms and genuine household items. The museum has well-laid out artifacts, genuine documents, and old photographs as well as scale models of military machines, airplanes, and trains. You can explore a relief map of Frunze's travels in Kyrgyzstan and a restored dining room. There is very little labeling in English, so you should do a bit of research prior to your visit if you don't speak Russian. Make Mikhail Frunze Museum a part of your Bishkek vacation plans using our Bishkek online trip itinerary builder.
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  • This museum is dedicated to the life of Mikhail Frunze, who is said to have been a candidate to replace Lenin in the early years of the Soviet Union. He is a character with whom many are unfamiliar...  more »
  • This museum brings you back in time to the Russian revolution and even earlier on. Frunze, who was born in Bishkek became one of the leaders of the revolution and the many photographs, posters and...  more »
  • İnteresting museum. İf you know little about Frunze its better to go there after some research about him. İt will make easier to understand the museum.
  • One of the best museum in Bishkek. It dedicated to the hero of Russian Civil war, which took place in the beginning of XX century after the Great October Socialist revolution - Michail Frunze. The three stories museum has been built outside the old house of Michail Frunze where he was born Huge building with a lot of Soviets artifacts. Must visit for any who interested in history. Some exhibits have english translation.

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