Houses-museums of Kazakhstan
Cities of Kazakhstan
Gabdulla Tukai museum
The complex of the museum consist of three buildings:
- in the middle of the XIX century a main part of the two-storeyed house has been built by unknown architect with a sample of the buildings built in that period in Kazan. It belonged to the
intelligent family of Tuhvatullines which had a great influence on self-consciousness of G.Tukai, a founder of the Tatar democratic literature;
- one-storeyed administrative building;
- a building of Tatar centre of culture.
In this year two last building has been built.
Twelve years G. Tukai lived in Uralsk and all this uears he connected with the family of Tuhvatullines, he used with their great library.
The head of the family hazret Mutyigulla Tuhvatullin was a senior teacher in a medrese which functioned at the “Krasnaya mechet” and a teacher of G. Tukai.
In the end of XIX century the main building of the museum has been harmed by a fire, later it was reconstructed and became a modern building.
There was built two-storeyed building which made of the red brick, with white pillars, metallic roof and cellar. In the cellar of the house was editorial office and printers of the newspaper “Fiker” (“Idea”) and satiric magazine “Uklar” (“Strelys”).
In 1976 memorial plank which confirms that the house was historic memorial of the culture of the city had been fixed on the wall. At the second storey of the main building of the museum are an apartment of G. Tukai and an office of Tuhvatullin.
090000, Republic of Kazakhstan, Uralsk, Akademik Taymanov st. 57, tel: (7112) 510 007
Source of information:
The book «Tourism and travel on Priuralye», 2009
In the hall of the museum
Exposition devoted Tukai
In the house-museum of Tukai
Exhibits of a museum