Aktobe Local Museum

Aktobe Museum of Local History

The Aktobe Regional Museum of Local History stands as a venerable institution and the oldest operating museum in Aktobe, Kazakhstan. Its storied history dates back to its founding in 1929, and over the years, it has amassed an impressive collection of 104 thousand exhibits. Within its hallowed halls, the museum offers a diverse array of treasures, including minerals, soils, the region’s flora and fauna, as well as the fascinating remains of fossilized animals.

Archaeological finds, historical artifacts, household items, artistic works, and rare coins all find a place within its extensive catalog. Organized into five departments, the museum enriches the community’s understanding of its heritage by delving into various aspects, including the region’s nature, archaeology, ethnography, historical developments, and the vital role of mass educational initiatives in fostering a deeper connection to the past and the land.