Travel Tips Tbilisi

Museums & Galleries in Tbilisi

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Here’s a selection of Museums and Galleries to consider visiting while in Tbilisi:

Open Air Ethnographic Museum | In Tbilisi but no time to  travel to the countryside, or to cover a lot of ground, your best option will be to visit this museum. Spread over about 60 hectares of land in Tbilisi’s Vake region (close to the Turtle Lake), there are sample dwellings from all regions of Georgia as well as collection of traditional tools and household items.

Operates: Tuesday–Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (closed on public holidays and Mondays)

Entrance Fee: 1.5GEL p.p.

For more information visit the Georgian National Museum website.

National Gallery | On Rustaveli Ave, is the home to many national treasures including the works of the famous Georgian painter Dimitri Shervardnadze and many 20th century artists.

Operates: Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Entrance Fee: 5GEL p.p.

For more detail including special exhibitions visit the museum website.

Fine Arts Museum | The home to the works of a wide range of artists you will discover artwork by Niko Pirosmanishvili, Lado Gudiashvili, Elene Akvlediani, David  Kakabadze and others. The museum also hosts a collection of Russian, Oriental (Persian) and Western Europe.

Operates: Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Entrance Fee: 3 GEL

For more info visit their website.

To find out about other museum and galleries of interest you may find the Georgian Museum website invaluable as it provides a comprehensive list.