- 05 Nov
Opening ceremony of ‘Chinggis Khaan’ museum took place
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. ‘Chinggis Khaan’ museum exposing 2,000 years of Mongolia’s history of kings, nobles, nomads people, and their statehood from the Mongol Empire to the beginning of the XX century, opened its door and held the Nine White Banners ceremony.
President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh, Chairman of the State Great Khural G.Zandanshatar, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene, the State Great Khural and the Cabinet members, Mayor of Ulaanbaatar, Embassies in Mongolia, notable people of politics, social and culture participated in this opening ceremony.
President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh said, “We Mongolians should study and preserve the deeds of the Great Emperor Chinggis Khan and his successors, promote and spread them not only in our country but also in the world is a sacred duty that every Mongolian should cherish from generation to generation. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the artists, painters, blacksmiths, builders, engineers and technical workers, civil servants, the Ministry of Culture, the administers and staff of the "Chingis Khaan" Museum, and to all people and organizations, who contributed to this historical development, on behalf of the people of Mongolia.”
The Cabinet of Mongolia issued Decree No. 280 on July 3, 2019, to construct the ‘Chinggis Khaan’ museum.
The museum has,
-Mongolia Ancient States (Hunnu, Xianbei, Juan);
-Ancient Nomadic States (Ottoman, Uighur, Hyatan);
-Great Mongol State;
-Chinggis Khaan origin kings and nobles (beginning of XIV-XX century);
-World and Mongolia Hall (Mongolian Pride Hall);
-Great Khaan’s Appreciation Urgoo permanent exhibits to present.
Chinggis Khaan’ museum has about 12,000 cultural exhibits; 92% are original exhibits, and the rest of the exhibitions are copies of replicas and displays with official permission and certificates initially located in foreign museums, libraries, and archives. For example, the Hermitage Museum gave ‘A’ copies of the Stele of Chinggis Khan free of charge, copies of Kublai Khan's naval warships, and letters of emperors in the Vatican. The museum that meets international standards is setting a new standard for the Mongolian museum field.
‘Chinggis Khaan’ museum will open to the public starting tomorrow free of charge for children, elderly people, and people with disabilities. The museum fee for adults is MNT 30,000, for students MNT 15,000, and for families MNT 20,000. It takes an average of 5 hours for a museum display and 3.5 more hours for short movies and activities and can be viewed with explanations in five UN languages by scanning QR code. The museum has an educational hall, a big and small auditorium for Meetings, a cinema, a souvenir store, and a coffee shop.
A groundbreaking ceremony of the Chinggis Khaan Museum was held on April 1, 2020, and was accepted by the National Committee on September 29, 2021.
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