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Georgian National Museum

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Address: 3, Rustaveli Ave, Tbilisi 0105, Georgia
Phone Number:
995 32 998022
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Best way to learn about Georgian history !

We spent 3 interesting hours in this big museum to learn about Georgian history and specially the period of Soviet occupation ! The presentations are very good and the only minus... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bat Yam, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited this museum through the end of my 12 day trip to georgia and boy.... am I happy for that ! The First floor which contain the ancient skulls and prehistoric human life... only in that floor I got stuck for about an hour! I couldnt go, it was so Fascinating! There are two more floors .. no spoilers... see... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The golden jewellery downstairs in this museum is incredible for its beauty and craftsmanship. The displays are well described in English and Georgian Learn about the origins of the Golden Fleece myth and the origins of Georgian gold craftsmanship with many displays of beautiful ancient gold If you have time the museum also contains superb displays of ancient Georgian bibles... More 

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Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the best museum exhibits I've seen - including Boston, New York, DC, Paris, Florence... All so well displayed and labeled - in Georgian and very good English. I especially loved the "treasure room" with all the gold artifacts going back thousands of years. My daughter-in-law (who grew up in Georgia) and I hired a woman to tell us... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 interesting hours in this big museum to learn about Georgian history and specially the period of Soviet occupation ! The presentations are very good and the only minus point was about the lack of English descriptions on the modern area .

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malmö Skåne Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I visited the exhibit on modern Georgian history situated on the top floor. Very informative as well as moving.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

It costs 5 lari to enter and it's certainly worth a visit. I'd recommend starting from the 4th floor w/ the soviet occupation exhibition and work your way down. The best way to get there is to take the metro (liberty square station). The metro is right across the museum.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The Republic of Georgia is an amazing country with rich history. I've been in a village where people lived in 3000 BC and buildings with solar panels. The Georgian National Museum covers all of this in one building. In particular, I found the coin room amazing, where you can see coins used in Georgia from BC times to more modern... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

A small, moderately OK museum. But totally unacceptable revisionism to ignore the local monster's (Stalin) role in the atrocities. For some forty years he was the lead murder. Why not some acknowledgment? Rest of museum is mediocre.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We concentrated on the highlights of this museum, the Treasury and the 3rd floor very moving history of Soviet rule, repression and resistance. Both were superb. In the Treasury don't miss the exquisite tiny 3 BC gold lion and jewellry and the intricate 2-3 BC rings with horses.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The museum is very clean and you'll find tons of arts, but not that much from Georgia. The goal is to get a lot of foreign arts... They have discount for students, ask for it.

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