Yerevan History Museum

Argishti 1/1, Yerevan


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 96,000 objects held in the Yerevan History Museum which represent the local culture from ancient times to the present day.

The collections of archaeology, ethnography, numismatics, fine arts, written records, and photography, kept in storage in the museum, tell a vivid story about the past and the present of the capital city and its people. There are three scientific expositions of the museum, that have collected, studied and showed objects highlighting the history of Yerevan. Different projects, unique exhibitions and special programs are held in the museum all year round. 

Guided tours are available in English, Russian, German and French.

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Open Hours:

  • Mon

    11:00 - 17:30

  • Tue

    11:00 - 17:30

  • Wed

    11:00 - 17:30

  • Thu

    11:00 - 17:30

  • Fri

    11:00 - 17:30

  • Sat

    11:00 - 17:30

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  • 馮耀豪

    - 23 December 2017 -

    Uninteresting and ticket is not cheap by Armenian standards, no discount for students too.

  • Sam Vrdr

    - 26 July 2017 -

    There are a lot of interesting things to look at here!

  • Sarkis Rshdouni

    - 18 February 2017 -

    The Bronze and Iron Age sections are poor. The 18-19th century section is interesting and the modern one is mostly from the Soviet era.

  • Just Man

    - 20 November 2016 -

    Very interesting place, also you can find some pictures of Aivazovskij.

  • Masis Masisian

    - 27 March 2016 -

    To hussein mamedov:you're idiot and ignorant. Learn real history of this region even you don't like to accept the fact that Armenians living on Armenian Highland almost 5 000 years you stupid nomad from Altay.

  • Asia Khilova

    - 19 April 2017 -

    Красивый, просторный отель, на втором этаже бизнес-центр, есть прокат велосипедов

Yerevan History Museum tours

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