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Museums of Yerevan
List of the most interesting Yerevan museums

 

Matenadaran Matenadaran
On the northern part of Mashtots avenue there is Matenadaran (a book depository), one of the world's most ancient libraries. Its collections comprise ancient Armenian books and miniature paintings that have gained world-wide fame. Among its unique treasures are the works of ancient classical authors and rare manuscripts that have come to our days only in the Armenian translation. Several monuments to the outstanding Armenian cultural figures are located in the courtyard of Matenadaran.
     Address: 53 M. Mashtots Ave.
     Tel.: (+374 10) 56 25 78, 58 32 92
     Open 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
     Closed on Sunday and Monday
     Entrance fee 600 AMD

 

Erebuni Museum Erebuni Museum
The fortress of Erebuni is on Arin-Berd hill. It was built in 782 B.C. by the Urartian king Argishti the first. During the excavations started in the 20th century a cuneiform inscription was found, according to which the history of nowadays Yerevan starts from this place. On the top of the hill the ruins of the citadel and the frescoes on the wall reveal the high artistic achievements of those remote centuries. The museum down the hill displays the findings that have been excavated in the territory of the fortress.
     Address: 38 Erebuni Ave.
     Tel.: (+374 10) 45 82 07
     Open daily from 10:30 AM - 17:00PM
     Closed on Monday
     Entrance Fee 1000 AMD

 

Tsitsernakaberd Tsitsernakaberd
The memorial-complex to the victims of the Armenian genocide towers over Tsitsernakaberd hill. At the center of the monument there is the Memorial Sepulcher with eternal flame and twelve, tall basalt slabs leaning over the flame. As a part of the Monument the arrow-shaped 44 meters high granite stele symbolizes the spiritual rebirth and bold spirit of the Armenian people. The Genocide Museum is a special constituent part of the complex. The exhibit contains many large photos taken by the witnesses, archival documents, documentary films and the original documents issued by international organizations and parliaments of foreign countries condemning the Genocide.
     Address: "Tsitsernakabert" Park
     Tel.: (+374 10) 39 09 81, 39 14 12
     Open daily from 11:00 AM - 16:00 PM
     Closed on Monday
     Entrance free

 

State History Museum of Armenia
Hanrapetoutian Sq.
Tel.: (+374 10) 58 27 61,52 14 57
Open daily from 11:00 AM - 18:00 PM
Closed on Monday
Entrance fee 800 AMD

National Gallery of Armenia
1 Arami Str., Republic square
Tel.: (+374 10) 58 08 12
Open daily from 11:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Closed on Monday
Entrance fee 800 AMD

Museum of Composer Aram Khachatrian
3Zaroubian Str.
Tel.: (+374 10) 58 94 18, 58 01 78
Open daily from 11:00 AM - 16:00 PM
Closed on Sunday
Entrance free

Museum of Sergei Parajanov
15/16 Dzoragyugh Str.
Tel.: (+374 10) 53 84 73
Open daily from 10.30 АМ - 17.00 PM
Entrance fee 700 AMD

Museum of Painter Martiros Sarian
3 Saryan Str.
Tel.: (+374 10) 581762
Open daily from 11:00 AM - 16:30 PM
Closed on Thursday
Entrance fee 600 AMD

Museum of Zoravar Andranik
239 Kashegortsneri Str.
Tel.: (+374 10) 44 02 05
Open daily from 12:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Closed on Monday
Entrance free

Wood Carving Museum
2 Paronyan Str.
Tel.: (+374 10) 53 24 61
Open daily from 10:00 AM - 17:30 PM
Closed on Monday

Museum of Children's Creative Work
6 Sayat Nova Ave.
Tel.: (+374 10) 52 09 02

Museum of Literature and Art by Yeghisheh Charents
1 Aram Str.
Tel.: (+374 10) 58 16 51, 56 57 21
Open daily from 11:00 AM - 16:00 PM
Closed on Monday
Entrance fee 300 AMD

Museum of Folk-Art of Armenia
64 Abovyan Str.
Tel.: (+374 10) 56 93 87
Open daily from 11:00 AM - 16:00 PM
Closed on Monday
Entrance fee 500 AMD

Museum of Modern Art
7 M. Mashots Ave.
Tel.: (+374 10) 53 53 59
Open daily from 11:00 AM - 16:00 PM
Closed on Monday
Entrance fee 500 AMD

Yerevan History Museum
1/1 Argishty Str.
Tel.: (+374 10) 56 81 85
Open daily from 11:00 AM - 17:30 PM
Closed on Sunday
Entrance fee 500 AMD (for adults), 250 AMD (for kids)

Museum of Yervand Kochar
39/12 Mashtots Ave.
Tel.: (+374 10) 58 06 12, 52 93 26
Open everyday from 11:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Closed on Monday
Entrance fee 600 AMD

Museum of poet-writer Hovhannes Toumanian
40 Moskovyan Str.
Tel.: (+374 10) 56 00 21, 58 12 71
Open daily from 11:00 AM - 16:00 PM
Closed on Sunday
Entrance fee 500 AMD

Museum of Yeghisheh Charents
17 Mashtols Ave.
Tel.: (+374 10) 53 55 94, 53 14 12
Open daily from 10:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Closed on Monday
Entrance fee 500 AMD

State Museum of Nature of Armenia
34 Tigran Mets Ave.
Tel.: (+374 10) 52 79 42
Open daily from 11:00 AM - 16:30 PM
Closed on Monday
Entrance free


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