Janashia museum formerly called as the state museum
of history of Georgia is located on Rustaveli avenue, (the main avenue
of Tbilisi). S. Janashia museum of Georgia was founded in 1852 on the
10th of May , when the Caucasian department of the geographical society
of the Russian empire was created. In 1865 on its basis the
Caucasian museum was formed by the initiative of Gustav Rade.
address: Rustaveli avenue 3, Tbilisi
tel: +995 32 998022
fax: +995 32 982133
The price of the ticket vary according to the age of the visitors:
Grown ups -3GEL
Students- 1, 5 GEL
Pupils- 0,5 GEL
Tours accompanied by the guide – 10GEL.
Admission is free for: Children under 6; Vulnerable adults; The stuff of Georgian and foreign museums; Disabled people of the 1st and 2nd category; Specialists and students at their scientific research.
Puppet theater was launched in 1937. Its collection makes positive impression on the viewers of all generation. In 1990 the puppet museum was robbed and several exhibits are missing now. Since the robbery the museum stopped functioning but in 2008 with the initiative of Tbilisi City Hall the rehabilitated puppet museum still started accepting the viewers.
Today it holds an unique collection of puppets : Flamenco dancers, proud Indian chiefs, Jap ladies in silk kimonos, here you will also see the characters from the Georgian novels and fairy tales. Some of the puppets are clockwork. Visit the puppet theatre , the clockwork and ordinary puppets will surprise you.
address: Shavteli N 17a, Tbilisi
tel: +995 32 995337
Working hours: every day except MondayIn Summer -11:00am-18:00pm In Winter - 11:00am-17:00pm
Admission: for children- 1 GEL; for adults -3 GEL