The Museum of Dinmukhamed Akhmedovich Kunaev is one of the most visited museums in Almaty, and therefore in Kazakhstan. The purpose and task of the museum is to cherish the memory of Dinmukhamed Akhmedovich Kunaev. The museum is based on original documents, materials, personal belongings related to the life of an outstanding statesman, telling about the whole period of the history of Kazakhstan, starting from the moment of D.A. Kunaev’s birth until his death. The museum staff is constantly working to systematise the study and popularisation of the historical heritage of Kunaev’s life and work.
The opening of the museum took place in November 2001 on the eve of the celebration of the 90th anniversary of the birth of Dinmukhamed Akhmedovich Kunaev. The main thing in the work of the museum is the preservation and study of the historical heritage of D.A. Kunaev, as well as cultural and educational work. The museum consists of two exhibition halls. The first hall presents materials covering childhood and student years, as well as documents related to the beginning of Dinmukhamed Akhmedovich’s work. The exhibits of the second hall tell about him as a politician, scientist and a major statesman. The museum’s fund has about three thousand exhibits.