MUSEUMS

STATE MUSEUM OF ARMENIAN HISTORY

The History Museum of Armenia is a museum in Armenia with departments of Archaeology, Numismatics, Ethnography, Modern History and Restoration.

NATIONAL ART GALLERY OF ARMENIA

The National Art Gallery is situated in Republic Square of Yerevan. It was founded in 1921.

CAFESJIAN MUSEUM-FOUNDATION

In 2002 the USA Gafechean museum foundation opened in Yerevan “Cafesjian museum-foundation” with the aim of creating a museum of contemporary arts and a cultural center.

“EREBUNI” HISTORICAL-ARCHEOLOGICAL RESERVE-MUSEUM

“Erebuni” historical-archaeological reserve-museum was opened on October 21st, 1968 on the occasion of 2750th anniversary of Erebuni-Yerevan fortress-town foundation.

MATENADARAN

The collection of manuscripts of Matenadaran is one of the biggest in the world. The depository contains over 17300 manuscripts, 450 thousand archive documents, 3000 ancient books.

FOLK ART MUSEUM OF ARMENIA

In this museum decorative-applied art and Fine arts are kept and exhibited.

HOVHANNES TOUMANYAN MUSEUM

Museum of Hovh. Toumanyan was opened in, 1953. Here more than 18000 exhibits are kept carefully.

MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

The Yerevan Museum of Modern Art was founded in 1972 by the efforts of Henrik Igityan, Yerevan Mayor G. Hasratyan and the best Armenian painters.

“MOTHER ARMENIA” MILITARY MUSEUM

The Mother Armenia Memorial Complex opened in Victory Park on the 29th of November in 1950. The author is Raphael Israyelyan.

SERGEY PARAJANOV MUSEUM

The museum was founded in 1988 after the first exhibition of Parajanov’s works held in People’s art Museum of Armenia.