Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex, Baku

4.1
#8 of 22 in Museums in Baku
Bake bread, weave, or forge iron the ancient way and explore a pre-historical dwelling at Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex. This open-air museum complex details Azeri history since the 3rd millennium BCE. Spanning 1.2 hectares (3 acres), the complex also has a large collection of petroglyphs, tambourine stones, ceramics, clothing items, weapons, and coins excavated in the area of the Absheron Peninsula. Central to the location is a well-preserved 10th-14th century stone fortress with a 13.8 m (45 ft) tall tower and restored traditional rooms featuring carpets and a sizable collection of silverware, tea-brewing equipment, and horse-drawn carriages. A sheep pen and many workshops provide hands-on experience of the past. Put Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex at the forefront of your travel plans using our Baku trip maker tool .
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  • The heat was a bit harsh, and the animals in the back are taken well care of. The artifacts is damaged by the sun - can be more well protected.  more »
  • The complex itself is less than a hour’s drive from Baku,and includes three separate museums.One is the Ethnographic Museum a kind of open air museum,the second is a Museum of Antiques, and the third ...  more »
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  • very good and historical place
  • Very good place to visit
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