Tashkent

Museum of Temurids


State Museum of History of Temurids opened in Tashkent on 18 October, 1996. The museum was placed in the centre of Tashkent for the 660-year anniversary of Amir Temur, and has an unusual shape, in the shape of a dome, in accordance with the style of famous local landmarks. From the early days of its existence, the museum has become a centre of scientific thought and education; its exhibits are of great historical value. These include jewellery, weaponry, military attire and regalia, musical instruments, manuscripts, personal effects of Amir Temur, Babur, astronomical instruments of Ulugbek and many other cultural treasures dating back to the Temurids era.