The Museum of Fine Arts of Turkmenistan is one of the largest museums in Central Asia. It is named after Saparmurat Turkmenbashi the Great, the previous and well-respected president of Turkmenistan.
The opening of the museum took place in 2005. The contractor was the French company Bouygues. The building consists of 3 floors with a total area of 17 thousand square meters. The building is located in the very center of the city, not far from the government quarter.
The museum has 11 exhibition halls. Here are presented not only works of local culture, but also examples of European and Asian art. In addition to the exhibition displays in the building of the Museum of Fine Arts of Turkmenistan, there are restoration workshops, a storehouse, a laboratory, and a library. All the necessary conditions are created to study, preserve and show the best samples of Turkmen art.
The museum has the following halls:
- Independence hall
- Hall of the ancient art of Turkmenistan
- Hall of the first artists of Turkmenistan
- Hall of applied arts of Turkmenistan
- Hall of the fine arts of Turkmenistan (1960-1970)
- Hall of the modern art of Turkmenistan
- Hall of the fine arts of Western Europe
- Hall of the fine arts of Russia
- Hall of fine arts and applied arts of east people
- And temporary showroom
Address: Ashkhabad, Alisher Navoi Ave 88
Tel.: (+99312) 92-67-52