Museum to which there are no analogues
Turkmenistan – a country of ancient culture that made a huge contribution to the Treasury of World Civilization. Millennium depths are the origins of Turkmen architecture, poetry, music, carpet, jewelry, folklore.
Attaching the preservation and restoration of the National Historical and Cultural Heritage, President of Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov among the first signs laws and; He shows a constant care for the cultural heritage of Turkmenistan. 9 historical and cultural reserves have been created on the territory of the country. And one of the main attractions of the capital is today the National Museum of Turkmenistan, designed and built after the proclamation of independence.
The total area of the museum is about 15 thousand. square meters, exposure-over 5 thousand. square meters. The building is constructed in such a way that the exposition halls located on the first and second floors are completely isolated from scientific departments, repositories and manufacturing services. The lobby, conference rooms and holles create a kind of buffer zone around the exposition halls, which greatly facilitates the maintenance of the microclimate provided by the special heating system, air conditioning and air ventilation.
In the Museum Foundations – dozens of man-made monuments of traditional handicraft creativity and folk arts of the XVII – XIX centuries. Weaving, Embroidery, Ceramics, Carpetworking, Jewelry Zerger Products – This is not a complete list of crafts in the museum collection.
The most extensive collection of samples of home weaving: carpets, carpeting, national clothes made from silk domain . This is the most common type of traditional folk art, which to this day girls and women are engaged not only in peasant families, but also in cities. In the past, carpets and carpeted products were made of woolen and silk yarn painted by dyes of plant origin, which predetermines the unique flavor of products. The samples of national clothing, presented in the museum collection, are distinguished by expressive ornamental-composite solutions that have many options associated with the generic traditions that have developed during the centuries-old history of the decorative and applied art of the people.
Exhibits found in Altyn-Depth Exposure, where he conducted archaeological excavations known to the world Archaeologist Academician Vadim Mikhailovich Masson, who is currently chairman of the Turkmen-our friendship society. He is actively working in Turkmenistan today, holds major scientific conferences, is an adviser to the President of the country.
The basis of the collection of archaeological materials is the finds made in the middle of the twentieth century. In recent years, this meeting has significantly expanded as a result of excavations on the Honor-Depth, Togolok, in Nusae, performed by archaeologists of the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan, foreign scientists.
The museum has a significant natural historical collection. Under the permanent exhibition, over 5 thousand. square meters. Specialists from various industries of science and culture were attracted to the development of the concept of exposition of the National Museum.
The creators of the exposition sought to submit to review the public most characteristic samples of the culture of the peoples of Turkmenistan and show as items that are unique works of art and monuments of history and culture and those that testify to various aspects of society society in the process of its historical development.
In total, more than 2500 exhibits were used in the exhibition. The introduction of the exposition is devoted to the history of the creation of an independent neutral Turkmenistan. The atrium presents documents that enshrine the status of independence and neutrality of Turkmenistan, they are made on metal plates in Turkmen and English languages. Here are the symbols of statehood: coat of arms, flag, country anthem. Embedded maps, setting scenes, diorams, slides are widely represented. In the section of exposure dedicated to material culture, an audiovisual and sound background has been created. The purpose of this approach is to interest the visitor, help people connect the past and the present, compare what has seen with today’s reality and its own experience.
Museum by all means affordable to him seeks to play a leading role in approving the reviving cultural identity, the preservation of cultural heritage, the protection of the cultural values of the country who are in great demand in the international antiques market.
The museum in his work sets a large and difficult task – to become the center of information, and not just a storage of material culture. He is looking for his visitors, attracts their attention, establishes contact with them, and then, using all methods of museum work, seeks to maintain and deepen their interest in their history, to his unusual, unique fate, which gave the world .