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International intellectual museum

The International Intellectual Museum is the first privately owned museum and was established on August 13, 1990 in Ulaanbaatar. The museum displays over eleven thousand intellectual items from 130 countries around the world. All the items are classified into 15 subcategories in order to make visitors understand a scientific nature of the exhibits. The guide is available for every visitor with explanation of the museum represent various branches of sciences in simplified form by toys and puzzles. The fact that visitors are allowed to touch, and challenge themselves by putting puzzles together, instead of merely seeing, makes the museum attractive and enjoyable. Exhibit displayed include:

  • Over 5000 puzzles are displayed, starting with simple ones that consist of two pieces to difficult ones which has 673 pieces. Assembling and disassembling of these puzzles are so challenging that they require from 1 up to 56831 movements. Among the various geometrical shapes shapes of the puzzles you can find the Seven Wonders of the World made into puzzles. Moreover many unique work of arts can be seen here including spaceship rockets, monasteries, monuments and building that are all made into puzzles.
  • The biggest chess set in the World its board is 7.6m wide with rectangular shape, and the board and its figures can be assembled and disassembled. The Black figures are carved to embody significant historical individuals such as Chinggis khan, Tsogt count, Mandukhai queen etc, all of whom had played crucial roles in Mongolian history, whereas the White figures represent contemporary leaders and outstanding individuals of today's Mongolian society.
  • The museum also have many rare items, such as tiny chess set with only 4 mm tall figures carved from bones with 10 cm board, perhaps the smallest chess in the world. The museum is home to 360 different types of unique chess sets.
  • Hundreds of items are made elaborating various laws of nature: physics inertia, optical illusion, equilibrium, free fall etc.
  • The guide demonstrates 30 magic tricks
  • The museum has over 1000 puppets from over 100 countries, including the puppet that is the archeological finding from the tomb aged more than 1200 years.
  • Within the museum you can see ancient Mongol gers, dwelling of Mongols, of various sizes.
  • Many visitors from around the world visit the museum and numerous local and foreign TVs have made documentary films and TV programs about this magnificent museum.
  • Time table: From Monday-Saturday 10.00 am-18.00pm .
    Address: Ulaanbaatar, Bayanzurkh district, in front of East Center, Mongolia.
Photo. Ulaanbaatar International intellectual museum.

Photo. Ulaanbaatar International intellectual museum.

Photo. Ulaanbaatar International intellectual museum.

Photo. Ulaanbaatar International intellectual museum.

Photo. Ulaanbaatar International intellectual museum.

Photo. Ulaanbaatar International intellectual museum.

Photo. Ulaanbaatar International intellectual museum.

Photo. Ulaanbaatar International intellectual museum.





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