Abai Museum in Shymkent

Inside of Khakim Abay Museum

Unreasonable from people unrecognized is the Khakim Abay Museum. It’s time to have a look inside.

Close to the South Entrance of Shymkent’s Abay Park – is the Khakim Abay Museum. Let’s have a view inside the Museum of Kazakhstan’s famous poet.

Outside view of Khakim Abay Museum in Shymkent
Outside view of the Museum in Shymkent. Info Shymkent had a look inside the museum to learn more about Kazakhstan’s famous poet.
Replica of the Inside of Abay's Yurt
A replica of the Inside of Kazakh Yurt. On the table the visitor can have a look into Quran which Abay Qunanbaiuly used to read.
Abay Qunanbaiuly working room in Khakim Abay Museum in Shymkent.
Another room shows Abay’s working place in Semey. This is a replica Abay Qunanbaiuly’s used things. This inventory was copied from the Abay Museum which located in East Kazakhstan (Semey/Zhidebay).
Glass cabinet in Khakim Abay Museum in Shymkent
Abay’s poems and life get popular over the time in Kazakhstan and the rest of the world.
Many poems of him are translated in many languages and also influenced art of Kazakhstan.

Thanks very much to Aigul, the worker at the Khakim Abay Museum, that told us very much information about Abay Qunanbaiuly and about his sons’ and friends’ life story. It was very interesting to learn and we are recommending to everyone to visit this Museum.

Adress: Abay Park, Shymkent

More Informations about Abay: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abai_Qunanbaiuly