The National Museum of Tajikistan has been listed among the top ten  best museums in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), according to the tourist portal TurStat.

TurStat compiled a ranking of the best history and culture museums for visits, virtual tours, and exhibitions in Russia and other CIS member nations.  

The top ten also included the State Historical Museum in Moscow, the National Museum of Kazakhstan in Nur-Sultan and the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan in Almaty, the National History Museum of Belarus and the National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve Nesvizh in Belarus, the National Museum of History of Azerbaijan in Baku, the History Museum of Armenia in Yerevan, the State Museum of History of Uzbekistan in Tashkent, and the National Museum of History of Moldova in Chisinau. 

The ranking was based on the analysis of popularity and virtual tours on offer in museums.

The National Museum of Tajikistan officially opened in Dushanbe in 2013.  The museum has a total area of 24 000 m2, of which over 15 000 m2 are exhibition halls.  It is composed of four exhibition departments—Department of Natural History, Department of Ancient and Medieval History, Department of Modern and Contemporary History, and Department of Fine and Applied Arts.