The museum is exact replica of traditional dwellings in Tashkurgan area, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The building components were made by local craftsmen according to the national customs and traditional architectural technology and shipped to Beijing for final construction. The building work was started in 1999 and the museum was opened to the public in 2001.
The museum consists of Pamiri House, storeroom, gate and barn. They are arranged in a courtyard environment. The vegetation is grown according to local climate. The museum has a construction area of 318 square meters that covers a ground area of 1,454 square meters.
The indoor and outdoor displays of the museum are life settings of Tajik traditional production and lifestyle. The exhibits are collected from Tashkurgan area in Xinjiang. They cover a time span from the Qing Dynasty (1616-1919) to modern times, about three hundred years of history.
Location of Tajik Museum: South Park