Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa, Almaty

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Explore the musical traditions of Kazakhstan at Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa. You'll come across over 40 musical instruments originating from Kazakhstan and surrounding nations, in addition to the personal dombras--a type of popular string instrument--of renowned poets and performers. Modern exhibits with an interactive twist will engage you in the traditional sights and sounds, letting you compose your own piece with samples of each instrument. On Fridays the museum hosts live folk performances. Add Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa and other attractions to your Almaty trip itinerary using our Almaty trip itinerary builder .
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  • This museum contains an very interesting collection of local folk musical instruments, plus a selection of instruments from around the world. The exhibits are well laid out and labelled in English (as...  more »
  • The admission fee was 500 tenge = 150 yen. There are a lot of old stringed instruments on display. I wondered how the two-string musical instrument played a lot of different sounds. The exhibition area was not large. I think that it is good if only the person who has time is visited.
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