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Construction of Chinggis Khaan museum is underway on the location of the Museum of Natural History

In April 2019, the Government of Mongolia made a decision to establish Chinggis Khaan Heritage and Cultural Institute responsible for promoting the legacy of Chinggis Khaan and his role in the history of Mongolia and the world, as well as for historical records and research of the XIII century. Following the decision, government resolution dated July 3, 2019 was made to build the Museum of Chinggis Khaan, the construction of which is currently underway on the location of the Museum of Natural History in Ulaanbaatar.

The Ministry of Culture has recently provided information that the Museum of Chinggis Khaan will have 15 traditional and virtual exhibition halls containing a total of 6,033 exhibit pieces and artifacts. Among them, 5,927 exhibits or 98.2 percent of the total exhibition are being made available through domestic sources, and 106 exhibits or 1.8 percent will be collected from foreign museums, libraries and archives.

The 5,741 pieces out of the abovementioned 5,927 domestic exhibits are being brought for public display from 27 organizations inside the country, including state or local owned museums, libraries, archives, academic and educational institutions and the treasury fund. In addition, 154 new exhibits are being manufactured, 18 exhibits are being made as copies of memorial heritage items, and another 10 exhibits of scale models were manufactured as well.

Source: UB info

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