Музей истории города Чирчик

In 1957, Viktor Zinovyevich Cherny, the director of the 8th school, Iosif Aronovich Shved, the head of the Department of Culture, A. I. Tikhomolov and city industrial enterprises and school workers came up with an offer to establish a city museum of local history. The city leadership and the country's leadership supported this idea. On February 3, 1958, the Supreme Council of the USSR announced the order to establish a museum in the city of Chirchik. In April of this year, the staff of the museum was approved and the budget allocated.

Chirchik Museum was the first local history museum in Tashkent region.

The museum was established in difficult conditions without any material base. The first employees worked in cramped and small barracks, which were previously the editorial office of the city newspaper.

With the great help of the townspeople, they collected, documented, and wrote scientific descriptions of the exhibits. The residents of Chirchik provided the museum with documentary and material materials for the creation of the history of the city's construction and development. Candidate of History Sh. Zukhritdinov, geography teacher A. D. Soliev and others helped a lot.

Later, the former "Uzbekkhimmash" club, built in 1942 and where the museum is located today, a "six-sided" building was allocated to the museum.

Museum employees collected documentary and physical exhibits not only from Chirchik, but throughout the republic. At the same time, they were also engaged in creating expositions. Artists from Chirchik B. S. Chubarov, V. I. Golubev, A. T. The Golovchenkos made a great contribution to enriching the museum.

The Museum of the History of the Peoples of Uzbekistan and the Republican Museum of Nature provided significant support in the creation of the nature, archaeological collection and expositions of our beloved country in the museum.

Chirchik Museum of Local History received its first visitors on May 1, 1959, and it was an important event in the cultural life of the city. At that time, 816 units of material objects were stored in the museum fund.

Almost all of the collected museum items were displayed at the exposition. Among the first exhibits are rare fossil albums, personal belongings, documents, photographs, books, "Udarnik Chirchikstroy" and "Stalinskoe znamya" newspapers from the "Chirchikkurilish" period, the first builders of the city. M. Shokirov, T. Turdaliev, A. Tursunbaev. I. G. Gutsalov, V. P. Manuylov, T. M. Taken from the archives of Arskaya et al. Also, the clothes of Chirchikkurilish workers and residential interiors were shown at the expositions.

In addition, stone and bone weapons of the Paleolithic period, fossils of the first human settlements around Khojikent, and bronze age items were also shown to the guests.

Great attention is paid to showing the special features of natural and climatic conditions of Chirchik region, its flora and fauna.

During the first half of the year, 10,000 people visited the museum.

From year to year, the museum fund was replenished. The initial space of the museum was narrow, so in 1960 the first floor of the museum was expanded. In 1961, the second floor of the building was built, and the Planetarium, the first in the Republic, was opened there.

Extensive collection and research work was carried out in the museum in the 1970s. During this period, the museum fund was filled with valuable museum objects. These were the founders of the city of Chirchik: the first head of "Chirchiqkurilish" D. P. Rozit, first chief construction engineer K. A. Drennov, the head of Chirchiqkurilish in 1937-41, F. G. Loginov, S., the first head of the technical department of "Chirchikkurilish". I. Povarennyy, topographer I. I. Klimashevsky and others are personal archives.

The museum exhibits photographs and household items of the Russians who first moved to Troitsk, D. from Chirchik region. Pobedinsky, V. Atlanov, K. Kurganbaev and others got valuable things like documents.

In these years, the equipment of the Nature Department of the museum was further revitalized. Now the nature of the country has become a natural reflection of the nature of the Chirchik region with its complexes of 3 landscapes: mountain, forest and valley.

In the 1980s, the activity of the museum rose to a modern, somewhat higher level.For this, a detailed thematic exposition plan was developed in the museum and applied to the collection of necessary items for the museum.

During this period, the leading people of urban industrial enterprises T. G. Kagramonov, M. V. Beglov, V. X. Khaidarov, director of the ChEKX L. A. Kostandov, CheKH veterans Sh. A. Kugushev, S. N. Niyazov, senior medical officer of the city U. T. Gizatullina, V. A. Skvortsova senior culture worker A. P. A complex of objects consisting of archival documents and thematic collections of the Nesterenkos was collected.

During the years of independence, the museum was filled with exhibits and documents reflecting the national, cultural and household life of the population, as well as objects related to the industry, education, health, culture and sports of the city during the period of independence.

Departments of Chirchik City History Museum

(exhibition halls) description.

The Chirchik City History Museum has its own building and started operating on May 1, 1959. The museum building has been adapted.

The museum building was built in 1942, it was the former club of the "Uzbekkhimmash" plant, it has a "hexagonal" shape. The first floor of the museum was expanded in 1960 due to the narrowness of the original building. In 1961, the 2nd floor of the building was built, where the first "Planeratiya" in the Republic was opened. The total area of ​​the museum building is 577 square meters. The museum was renovated in 2017. In 2018, the Museum of Local History of Chirchik was transformed into the Museum of Chirchik City History.

In 2018-2019, excellent repair works were carried out on the basis of the state program. In 2020, the former Local History Museum was reorganized under the name Chirchik City History Museum.

As part of the thematic departments, "Chirchiqkurish" - the city's building history department plays a key role in the museum exposition. The "Chirchikurilish" map, which created a huge construction area in the Chirchik river valley, and the diorama "Construction of the Chirchik HPP and Canal" occupy a central place.

The "Ancient History of the Chirchik Valley" section in the museum shows the evolutionary development of human society from the Paleolithic period to the beginning of the 20th century (stone and bone tools, bronze and slave age pottery, early feudalism metal throwing tools, medieval ethnography and household items of the inhabitants of the Kokhan Khanate). The diorama "Early Human Settlement" with its interesting artifacts was shown.

The "Chirchik during the Second World War" section contains personal belongings of people who participated in the war and documentary films from the life of Chirchik during these years.

The logical continuation of the museum exposition and the most modern thematic section is the section "Chirchik in the years of independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan". Here, mainly, city enterprises of recent years, their development stages and achievements are introduced with exhibits.

The diorama "Today's City of Chirchik" leaves an unforgettable impression on visitors. In this diorama, all existing houses, streets, monuments of Chirchiq city are shown in high resolution, and its total wonders can be seen.

Three landscape dioramas such as "Forest", "Mountain", "Walnut-fruit forests" are displayed in the thematic section of the museum. They contain the flora and fauna of the country, animals and birds, reptiles, as well as endangered species included in the "Red Book" of Uzbekistan: ilvirs (snow leopard), white-headed komoy, Menzbir suguri, Tiyanshon brown bear and others.

In the main departments, large and small exhibition halls of the Chirchik Museum, various exhibitions of artists, masters of applied arts, as well as ethnographic, numismatic, geological and mineralogical collections of the museum are regularly held.

Currently, a total of 34,873 items are stored in the museum, of which 34,302 are the main fund, 571 are scientific assistants, 236 are archeology, 1,199 are numismatics, art, 537 are ethnography and household items, 743 are photographs, 9,853 are documents, 2,705 and 19,029 are other departments.