The Petroglyph Museum
|Established||26 December 2011|
|Location||Gobustan National Park, Azerbaijan|
Design and construction
The construction of museum was financed by Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture in 2010. The museum was designed and constructed by Latvian "El Studio" Ltd. The museum was opened on 26 December 2011 by Ilham Aliyev.
The museum's exhibition hall consists of various sections. The section "Gobustan: UNESCO World Cultural Heritage" provides information about 200 similar monuments around the world.
The museum has a 3D cinema hall for 45 seats. It is equipped with 7 sound amplifiers, monitors and projectors. The meeting room has all conditions for holding a variety of conferences, events of national and international importance.
The museum’s permanent exhibition includes 12 rooms which displays and highlights the significance of the history of Gobustan petroglyphs.
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