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Georgian National Museum

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Simon Janashia National Museum of Georgia Entrance Ticket
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3, Rustaveli Ave, Tbilisi 0105, Georgia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here. Learnt quite a few facts that I was not aware of regarding the long and varied history of Georgia. From 1000 bc to the Soviet occupation. Very interesting.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tclasertech
Reviewed 1 week ago

Too much hate, propaganda and manipulated presentation of facts. The independence of Georgia had been recognized by Soviet Russia in the Treaty of Moscow, signed on 7 May 1920, and the subsequent invasion of the country was not universally agreed upon in Moscow. It was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a compact and well-curated museum that combines elements of typical a historical museum, an art museum, and a natural history museum into one roof. Plan for ~2 hours visit. The highlight for me was the exceptional exhibit on ancient hominids (humans and their...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CalissaT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a well organized, of relatively small museum with great exhibits of local history and nature. The taxidermy animals are from another era and interesting to see how museums used to be. The local history exhibits are very well done and include some truly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A high quality museum that has a wonderful exhibition about how gold used to be made in the country (it was mined there) and some beautiful work and jewellery dating back over 2000 years. Some excellent exhibitions of Georgian history too. Perhaps the highlight is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum entrance fee was cheap first of all , and second of all there’s cafeteria inside the museum..if you get tired and you want to grap a cup of coffee or whatever! A lot of artifacts however most of them are not specifically from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reading the list of troubles experienced by the museum since its founding it has done well to get where it is. Some parts of it are very dated, particularly the stuffed bird collection, but other parts have been modernised well. The treasury in the basement...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alan1fromOz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is well worth a visit when you're in Tbilisi. An interesting collection of artifacts to show the history of Georgia. I found the gallery on the Soviet occupation to be the most interesting, with a full history of the oppression of Georgia over the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

A large museum located in the city center of Rustaveli Boulevard.   Very interesting and you can easily spend a few hours wandering and watching. Many items from prehistoric times to the Communist era. The museum is four stories high but there is an elevator...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The museum is composed of different parts. The animals are fantastic but for instance the soviet ocupation part needs to be improved, since there is huge amount of material from that episode of time.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Hans H | Reviewed this property |
The Dmanisi skulls are not at display in the National Museum. Enjoy your trip! Hans