Charents Museum of Literature and Arts

Arami str. 1, Yerevan


The museum of Literature and Art named after great Armenian poet Yeghishe Charents exists for nine decades and is one of the biggest hearths of culture of the Republic of Armenia. It includes archives of nearly all the cultural figures, collections referring to literature, theatre, music and film production, beginning from the 18th century to modern times, as well as collections referring to our cultural and educational institutions.

The exhibition is organized in 5 halls /total area 300 sq. m./, in the first two halls Armenian literature is introduced, in the third-theatre, in the forth- film production and music in the last one. The exhibited material tells not only about literature and art great fiures, but also about educational institutions /schools, colleges, seminaries/, scientific, cultural organizations, literary, musical, theatrical groups, well-known publishing houses.

The variety of the material is unbelievably wide: art, scientific, pedagogic, ethnographical, memoirs manuscripts, letters, documents, posters, photos, notations, invitations, musical instruments, personal and stage belongings and clothes, furniture, utensils, souvenirs, awards, early printed books, press, etc. Besides all these exhibits, the museum’s five halls are saturated with artworks of the introduced figures, such as canvases, caricatures, graphic works and sculptures. Color shapes of the halls also have their meaning. The two halls of literature are the color of ink, and the theatre and music halls are red-brown /most acceptable colors in theatres and concert halls/.



Adults    800 AMD

Pupils and Students  300 AMD


In Armenian  1500 AMD

In Russian,  English 2000  AMD

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Open Hours:

  • Sun

    11:00 - 16:00

  • Tue

    11:00 - 17:00

  • Wed

    11:00 - 17:00

  • Thu

    11:00 - 17:00

  • Fri

    11:00 - 17:00

  • Sat

    11:00 - 17:00

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  • Amir Hosein

    - 04 March 2018 -

    I had a good time there and that’s mostly because I saw many old and extremely beautiful works of art from my country, Iran. Which was a surprise because I was there to see Armenian art!

  • Samvel Martirosyan

    - 01 September 2017 -

  • Avetik Davtyan

    - 31 August 2017 -

    Rich collection of manuscripts, national musical instruments, traditional garments.

  • Mary Go

    - 04 February 2017 -

    Pleasant atmosphere!!!

  • Kourken K.

    - 14 July 2016 -

    Good museum

  • Артур Абгарян

    - 27 November 2015 -

    замечательный музей

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