THE CENTRAL MUSEUM: The central museum
was first established in 1951 under the name of Research lab in the local area.
Then, it has been renamed several times such as a Local Study Museum in 1966
and a Museum of Tuv Province in 1991. Since it was declared as the museum of
Tuv Province, the museum has been continuously operated and enriched the
exhibitions. The aim of the museum is to publicize the exhibitions to the
citizens. Today, the museum has about 7 halls that show history, geography,
geology, flora and fauna, historical events, foreign relationship and
well-known people in Tuv Province.
THE NATURE MUSEUM: The museum is
located on the south side of Bogd Khan Mountain where the Buddhist monastery
"Manzushir” was built in 1749. In the museum, you can see a huge copper pot
of 17th century, rare samples of wood, sand and stone, different stuffed
animals, a stone to 1 for milling grain in the 17th-18th centuriesь ancient
and cultural monuments related to 7th-8th century BC, a carved and
decorated Mongolian ger and a teepee which is the pride of Mongolians.
Khutagt, you can see documentary pictures of Manzushir Monastry
which were taken in the 1920s and religion objects such as ritual costumes, masks
instruments and the remains of the temples. Also, you can pray to Manzushir
Khutagt and feel the real nature of beauty.