Fuzuli History-Ethnography Museum

Fuzuli History-Ethnography Museum was founded in 1981. Before the occupation of the region by the Armenian Armed Forces in 1993, there were about 6000 exhibits in the museum. In 1993, many exhibits of the museum were rescued from the fire and taken to Baku city, Azerbaijan Museum of Independence. The museum continued its activity in the Independence Museum for a long time. The museum received honorary decrees at the exhibitions.

The Bala Bahmanli village branch of the Museum was founded in 2006 on the basis of the personal collection of Elchin Asadov in the Fuzuli History-Ethnography Museum. In 2014, the Fuzuli History-Ethnography Museum was moved from Baku to Horadiz due to the construction of a new museum building in Horadiz, Fuzuli region.

The museum was built in a modern style. In 2014, the Fuzuli History-Ethnography Museum conducted artistic design works, purchased technical means and equipment. The area of the museum is 345 sq.m and its collection are 5,197 exhibits. Many events are held every year here. Also, booklets in Azerbaijani and French languages are made in the museum.

Archeological findings found in the territory of the region include the seals and arrowheads of Sak Massaget, silver dirhams of Sassanid, stone tools, octagonal sealed sword, Arabic-script treasure, agate beads, 1.8 million years old southern elephant thigh-bone and etc.

  1. “Fuzuli History-Ethnography Museum”, Museums of Azerbaijan. https://museum.az/en/museum/89.
  2. “Fuzuli Museum of History and Ethnography” Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, 30 September 2020. http://mct.gov.az/en/common-news/13258.

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