Georgian National Museum. The Soviet Occupation Museum

  • Address: 3, Rustaveli Ave., 0105, Tbilisi
    Phone: (+995 032) 2 99 80 22
    Date of establishment: 2006
    Judicial status of the museum: since 2004 – unified in the Legal Public Entity - Georgian National Museum
    (under the governmental control of Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia)
    Type (profile): History
    Quantity of stored items: 3000

    Museum description: The museum houses materials, representing period of Georgian history, during the Soviet occupation (1921-1991). Most of items were collected from the Security Service archive, as well as archives of various museums, families, etc. Among them are: different kinds of documents and objects, photo materials, installations, etc. The museum has prepared educational program dedicated to the heroes who fought for the independence of the country. At the moment the museum is situated in the Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia and in near future will move to the own building.

    Working hours: Everyday except Monday, 11.00 – 16.00
    Ticket price: Adult -3 GEL, Students - 1.5 GEL, Schoolchildren (max. 15 people) 0.5 GEL, Guided Tour Fee 10 GEL
    Free of charge: Children under 6 years of age and homeless children. Groups: Employees of Georgian and Foreign Museums, ICOM members (with valid identification), First and second category disabled persons (with valid identification), specialists and students connected to museum (with valid identification).

    Exhibitions: Periodical exhibition of different collections in Georgia and in foreign countries museums.
    Educational Programmes: The Georgian National Museum created the Department of Educational Programmes in 2005 which are focus on the Museum collections (E-mail:, phone: (+99593) 328 345
    Publications: Museum catalogues and booklets

    Museum building’s status: Immovable monument of Cultural Heritage (The order # 3/181, 2007 of Minister of Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia)

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    Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia, ICOM National Committee in Georgia, Georgian Museums Association, Culturological Research Association