The house-museum of Usman Yusupov. Info about the most interesting museums in Tashkent
The house-museum of Usman Yusupov (1900-1966), an outstanding state and political figure of Uzbekistan, is located in the center of Yangiyul. It was opened on March 1, 1975.
Yusupov lived there with his family from 1947 onwards. It contains the memorial part of the museum and has a typical interior of the 1950s and 1960s, with his study, living room etc.
A second building nearby contains exhibition halls. They portray his life from his youth till his death. His fate was indelibly linked to the tragic and contradictory period in Uzbekistan's history from the mid-30s to the mid-50s, when he occupied a key state post in the republic and at the Soviet national level. He was first Secretary of the Central Committee of the Uzbek Communist Party, Minister of cotton production of the USSR and Chairman of the council of Ministers of the Uzbek SSR.
The documents and photographs of the exposition depict the heroic period of the first five-year plans, the construction of the irrigation canals, including the Great Ferghana canal, the ambitious work to switch the economy over to war production during the Second World War, the relocation of 100 evacuated industrial enterprises and the campaign to adopt war orphans.
He was relieved of his government posts in 1956, and next headed a collective farm in the steppe. In a short period of time, it became a leading collective farm with an efficient agro-industrial complex, or "Khalkabad".
The museum exposition allow you to receive a clear impression of Yusupov as a major state and party leader during the fateful years of the 1930-50s, and of the characteristics and way of life of the people of that era. The museum contains a garden. Yusupov was a farmer by birth and loved the land and physical work. He planted fruit trees, palm trees, pines and cedars. From spring to autumn, the area around the home is in constant bloom. You can also watch documentary films about his life at the museum.
Museum named after Tansikbaev Ural
5, Cherdantsev Str.
Phone: (+998 71) 162 62 30
Info obtained from "Arts & Culture program"
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