Tbilisi's Museums

Would you like to travel through several centuries of Georgia and gain a lot of information of its history and culture? We sure you will say ,, yes’’, then… you have to visit Tbilisi’s museums. In only museum tour guided by P&N Travel, you will visit open air Ethnographic Museum, Georgian National Museum and National Gallery.

Open Air Museum is located in Tbilisi to the west of "Turtle Lake". Model Village occupies 52 hectares of land and houses more than eight thousand artifacts brought from all over Georgia.

It encompasses 14 ethnographic zones: Kartli, Samegrelo, Adjara, Abkhazia, Svaneti, Khevsureti, Kakheti, Meskheti, Javakheti, Guria, Imereti, Racha, Lechkhumi and Ossetia.

Each exhibit presents a certain historic-ethnographic area of Georgia. Together with architectural monuments, the museum exhibits ethnographic materials - different kinds of tools, textiles, and ceramics. The museum also includes the 5th-6th century basilica of Sioni, as well as a rich collection of sculptured grave stones rich in reliefs. From the museum garden you can enjoy the breathtaking view of Tbilisi.

Georgian National Museum houses a unique collection of natural and human history, with animal remains dating back 40 million years, and rich archaeological and ethnographic collections from the Paleolithic, Neolithic, Bronze, Iron and Middle Ages. You can visit the permanent exhibition "The Archaeological Treasury" and temporary exhibitions held periodically at the museum as well as Occupation museum devoted to harsh times under foreign Soviet rules.

The Georgian National Gallery since its foundation has served the development of Georgian fine arts.The Gallery is one of the central exhibition spaces of the National Museum, where one can find temporary exhibitions such as "Georgian fine art masterpieces of the early 20th Century".


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