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Open Air Museum

Vake District | 1, Turtle Lake Road, Tbilisi, Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia
+995 322 72 90 45
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Vake District | 1, Turtle Lake Road, Tbilisi, Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia
+995 322 72 90 45
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly, many of the houses were closed, apparently for reconstruction, but it's hard not to wonder if they will ever open again, given the state of the country's finances. Three houses were open, one with a guide who had learnt her words thoroughly and could...More

1  Thank solopensioner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you wish to see traditional village houses from all Georgian regions, it is the place for you! There is also experienced guides and bread making masterclasses.

Thank Aleksandrs Z
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We were expecting to see just some old houses but most houses had a staff member in it to explain in details the history and layout of the houses (and they were all capable of doing so in three languages). Some even acted out a...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 29 May 2017

While it's a bit far out from the city center, the Open Air Museum is well worth the trek. The entrance fee is minimal and you learn a lot about Georgian culture and history. Many of the ethnographic homes have a staff guide on hand...More

Thank lucygertrudis
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is a great way to spend a day - especially if you are with kids. The houses have been brought there from various parts of Georgia. The guides can tell you everything about the history and architecture of the various regions. You will enjoy...More

Thank Bunnito
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This really shows Georgian history and culture. Really love the houses and the history of wine making in Georgia. Also they have multillingual guides to explain you everything. Must visit.

Thank Mark Josep P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

You can find Open Air Museum probably in every country and I have already been in some of them. That’s why I have something in mind to compare with…and Open Air Museum in Tbilisi is nothing special really. It is not prepared for visits especially...More

1  Thank Kolrina
Reviewed 22 March 2017

There weren't too many houses open when we visited the Open Air Museum, even though it was a Sunday - however it was good to have an explanation in decent English in those that were. We liked seeing the interiors of the old houses and...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A walk through the Georgia Architecture, life style & wine making. Most of the building are real one dating back from 13 th century. Entry Fee 5 GEL per person. Not a must watch place but if you have rel interested in old age architecture...More

Thank Kcmenon
Reviewed 17 March 2017

For this excursion we caught a bus from Freedom Square to Vake Park. We visited the Open Air Ethnography Museum after riding the cable car up to Turtle Lake from Vake Park. The walk downhill from Turtle Lake is easy but be aware that cars...More

1  Thank jedda
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Rayane S
17 June 2017|
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Response from Kcmenon | Reviewed this property |
Hello Rayane, U can get local taxi from tbilisi to the museum. After the museum up the hill is the turtle lake(worth a watch). I suggest you to take a taxi. The on the climatic condition you can walk down the hill. I visited... More