The Abu Ali ibn Sino Memorial Museum was opened in 1980 to the 1000th anniversary of the outstanding thinker, scholar and encyclopedist of the medieval East in his homeland, in the village of Afshon of the Peshkun district of Bukhara region. The museum is a branch of the Bukhara State Architecture and Art Museum-Reserve founded in 1922.
At the birthplace of the great scientist in the village of Afshona, an educational center was created, which in addition to the museum included a medical college, an information resource center, a library and a clinic, and a hotel. The museum is dedicated to the outstanding medieval thinker, scholar and encyclopaedist Abu Ali ibn Sina (Avicenna), who made the greatest contribution to the development of world science and culture. Its vast scientific heritage includes such branches of science as philosophy, medicine, astronomy, geology, mathematics, physics, linguistics, poetry and music.
The museum features more than 400 exhibits of material and spiritual culture associated with the era of Abu Ali ibn Sino and the history of Bukhara X-XI centuries, found as a result of archaeological excavations in the Bukhara oasis.
Visiting the exposition of the memorial museum, you will see the most interesting exhibits:
Chess figures of bone. IX – X centuries.
A copy of a medieval pharmacy and medical tools from the 7th-8th centuries.
Jewelry made of silver and copper X-XI centuries.
Bronze products. X-XI centuries.
Ganche panels from the Samanids Palace in Samarkand. Afrasiab, IX-X centuries.
Latin translation of the “Canon of Medicine”. 1523 year.
Risala il Abu Rayhan ba Muhammad ibn Ahmad Al-Beruni 10751664. Photocopy.
Medieval medical instruments used in the East of the XI century. Reconstruction.
Copy of the miniature “Medicine lesson in the presence of Avicenna, Galen and Hippocrates.” 1461 Paris.
Address: Afshona Village, Peshkun District, Bukhara Region
Phone: (+99865) 354-52-07