Ablai Khan's Residence Museum Complex
Ablai Khan was a great ruler of the Kazakh Khanate, he had a tremendous impact on the unification of people and the formation of the Kazakh statehood.
Ablai’s biography is the source of a vast amount of important historical data about Kazakhstan of the 18th century. His ideas about political and territorial independence, and maintaining unity are the priorities of the modern state. That is why it is so important to preserve his historical and cultural heritage. Ablai Khan's Residence Museum Complex, located in Petropavlovsk, does exactly that.
The purpose of the museum is the presentation of the life and work of Ablai Khan. The complex consists of 4 halls. In the first one there are materials about Khan's childhood and youth. The second hall shows the traditional Kazakh dwelling, where Ablai had lived. In the third one you will see household items, weapons, clothes and, of course, the figures of the Khan himself. The fourth room will acquaint visitors with the personality of Ablai Khan and some aspects of his work as a ruler and a diplomat.
The Ablai Khan’s Residence Museum Complex is a great destination for an inquisitive traveler and a truly memorable place to visit.