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History Museum of Armenia, Yerevan

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Examine a collection of 400,000 objects at History Museum of Armenia, displaying archaeological finds, ethnographic items, and historical relics. Established in 1920, the national museum preserves Armenia's cultural heritage across themed sections--numismatics, ethnography, archaeology, modern history, and restoration. Highlights include bronze items dating back to 2,000-3,000 BCE, works of art and objects hailing from many regions across Europe and Asia, and excavated finds from ancient cities. Security officials prohibit taking photographs. Use our Yerevan itinerary planner to arrange your visit to History Museum of Armenia and other attractions in Yerevan.
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  • it was the worst part of my visit to Armenia when i found this museum closed, i am a museum lover and imagine how i felt when i found it closed, i just took some pictures of the massive building and.....  more
    it was the worst part of my visit to Armenia when i found this museum closed, i am a museum lover and imagine how i felt when i found it closed, i just took some pictures of the massive building and.....  more »
  • July 2021 - Unfortunately it was closed even though the notice on the entrance stated open from 10am to 6pm - went 3 times on 3 different days of the week and still closed. luckily they do have some....  more
    July 2021 - Unfortunately it was closed even though the notice on the entrance stated open from 10am to 6pm - went 3 times on 3 different days of the week and still closed. luckily they do have some....  more »
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  • Only 1 floor was open when we went. Nonetheless they had a lot of craft and old jewelry from artashat that was interesting. For the price it’s a decent experience but nothing too fascinating, just old historical maps and artifacts. Maybe if we hired the guide it would’ve been more interesting.
  • Putting aside the amazing artifacts, the museum itself needs a great renovation! So do the staff! They are getting old and only the receptionists speak English. Anyway, I hope there were more seats provided for tourists to rest a bit when exploring such a big space. The order of rooms is ridiculous and you sometimes don't have a clue where you are ( I am speaking as a tourist visiting there for the first time, not someone who goes there regularly).

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