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Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts

Matenadaran is an institution that brings together the whole collection of ancient Armenian manuscripts. It is after Mesrop Mashtots, the author of Armenian Alphabet, wհօ was classified among the Armenian saints. It is one of the most visited museums of the country.

Armenian Genocide Museum

Founded in 1995 the Armenian Genocide Museum is devoted to the 80th anniversary of Armenian Genocide. The two-storey structure is right at the memorial complex Tsitsernakaberd. From the roof of the building there is a perfect view of Mount Ararat. Read more to find further details.

History Museum of Armenia

The History Museum of Armenia is an ethnographic-anthropological Museum-Library founded in 1919. The museum displays rich collections of artifacts of Armenia dating back to the prehistoric days. To discover further information about the place keep on reading.

Parajanov Museum

Parajanov Museum is a devoted to the work and literary heritage of famous Armenian director Sergey Parajanov. This is one of the most visited museums in Yerevan. Founded in 1988 the location and the construction project was selected by Parajanov himself. Read more for further details.

National Art Gallery

The National Gallery is the main and the largest art museum of Armenia. It is located in the central part of the Republic Square. The Gallery house a big collection of Russian and Western European art, and the world's largest collection of Armenian art pieces.

Dalan Art Gallery

Dalan Art gallery presents works of Armenian artists; crafts, paintings, souvenirs, ceramics and more at one place. The exhibitions differ from time to time. The vibrant art gallery refreshes the works frequently, presenting the visitors what goes on in Yerevan Art life.

Megerian Carpet Museum

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Cafesjian Center for the Arts

Officially, Cafesjian Center for the Arts also known as the Cafesjian Museum Foundation is an art museum in Yerevan, Armenia. It is located at the central Kentron District, in and around the Yerevan Cascade which is a complex of massive staircase with fountains, ascending up from the Tamanyan...

Yerevan History Museum

The Yerevan History Museum was founded in 1931 as the Communal Museum. Currently, the museum is located in a building attached to the Yerevan City Hall. The architect of the building was Jim Torosyan. There are more than 94,000 objects held in the Yerevan History Museum which represent the local culture from ancient times to the present day.

Ervand Kochar Museum

Ervand Kochar Museum is an important research and propaganda center of historic Avant-garde in the region.  This fascinating  museum  does a great job of documenting the life and work of the prolific Armenian painter and sculptor. The  museum  showcases works created...

Aram Khachaturian Museum

AramKhachaturian Museum opened on February 1984, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the outstanding composer. It is devoted to the exhibition of the Armenian composer’s personal artifacts, as well as to the research and study of his creative output. Khachaturian liked this house and lived here during his stay in Yerevan. The two-storied museum complex was constructed according to the plans of the architect Edward Altounian.

Museum of Russian Arts

The Museum of Russian Art was established in 1984 by the initiative of Doctor Aram Abrahamian, an Honorary citizen of Moscow and is based on his private collection. The Russian Art Museum Collection in Yerevan city holds artworks from one of the most wonderful periods in the history of the Russian...

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