Organization - North Kazakhstan Oblast Museum Association

North Kazakhstan Oblast Museum Association
Basic Information
English North Kazakhstan Oblast Museum Association
Local language КМҚК «Солтүстік Қазақстан облыстық музей бірлестігі»
Country Kazakhstan
Category Museum
Domain Oral Traditions and Expressions
Social Practices, Rituals and Festive Events
Function Research
Education and Training
Established year 1999
  • To involve citizens in the sphere of cultural life
  • To collect, study, register, store and popularize museum exhibits and collections both material and spiritual
  • To educate people and develop the state language
  • To study and popularize the historical and cultural heritage of the homeland

Museums belong to the North Kazakhstan regional museum association conduct their activities in many areas, the main of which is the collection, registration, scientific documentation, and storage of funds. Museum association’s funds have more than 350,000 units of storage. Most of the funds of the regional local history museum are archaeological collections that represent more than 15 archaeological cultures and cover the 40,000-year period in the history of Kazakhstan. Archaeological collections are supplemented with archival materials that ensure their scientific significance.

Every year more than 132,000 people visit the museums. We organize interactive events, museum lessons, museum holidays, tours, lectures, and exhibitions for our visitors. We hold more than 70 exhibitions every year that show the wealth of museum funds, attract artists, collectors, masters of decorative and applied art for joint exhibition projects.


Major Activities

One of the museum association’s main activities is a research activity. A great work has been carried out by the scientific center “Asyl Mura” at the regional historical museum of local history. The collected and studied materials published in the media at the national and local levels. The center published books about Kozhabergen Zhyrau, Bayan Batyr, Segiz Sere, Shal Akyn, Magzhan Zhumabayev, Gabit Musrepov, Baymagambet Iztolin and other famous personalities who have made significant contributions to the development of our region and the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The museum association works on educational projects such as “Roads to the Past”, “Material and spiritual culture of the Kazakh people”, “Stepping into the Eternity”, “Holidays of the national calendar”, “For the purity of the native nature” to fulfill educational purposes. Each of the projects includes a cycle of museum lessons, interactive events, theatrical performances. They are united by the common goals, that is the active integration of the museum into the educational process, the expansion of forms of communication with various target audiences, and the formation of the museum as a center of communication.

Contact Information (Organization)
Address 48 Constitution of Kazakhstan str., Petropavlovsk City, North Kazakhstan Oblast, Kazakhstan
Tel +7 (7152) 46 20 97
Fax +7 (7152) 46 24 04

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