Karakol Local History Museum, Karakol

The Karakol Local History Museum was founded in 1948 in a one-story pre-revolutionary building in Karakol, Issyk-Kul Region. The building was built in 1887, when the explorer Przhevalsky died in Karakol.

There are over 10,000 items in the museum’s collection, telling the history of the region and its development, agriculture, culture, and natural wealth. The museum holds musical instruments, petroglyphs, jewelry, and ancient tools.