center of Turkmenistan
On November 12, 1998, the grand opening of the "National Museum of Turkmenistan" took place. On February 21, 2007, the construction of the Museum of the President of Turkmenistan and the Museum of Ethnography of Turkmenistan began on both sides of the National Museum of Turkmenistan.
On April 25, 2013, the name of the National Cultural Center of Turkmenistan was changed, it became the State Cultural Center of Turkmenistan, and by this Resolution the name of the “Main National Museum of Turkmenistan” was changed and it became known as the “State Museum of the State Cultural Center of Turkmenistan”. The total area of the museum is 165323.21 m². The first floor of the main building houses the Independence Department, the Department of Turkmen Carpet and Temporary Exhibitions; on the second floor - the Department of Ancient History, Margush, Parthia and two halls of the history of the Middle Ages