The Zanabazar Fine Arts Museum situated in Ulaan Baatar houses an entire collection of ancient art works. Its main objective is to preserve the cultural heritage. These were prepared by the painters, sculptors and artists of Mongolia. The art works range from ancient to modern. There are attractive graphic arts, rock inscriptions, embroideries, Buddhist tankas and special costumes used for Tsam Dance. All these artifacts belong to the third and second century B.C.
The museum houses precious collections of the famous artist and sculptor Zanabazar. He was from the 17th century. Zanabazar was also the first theocratic ruler of Mongolia. The special dance costumes found in the museum are richly decorated with deep purple corals. The museum also has the largest Buddhist scroll which is 36 metres long. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The taxi stand on Khudaldaany Gudamj is located just opposite this museum.