Giorgi Leonidze State Museum of Georgian Literature

  • Address: 8, Giorgi Chanturia str., 0108, Tbilisi
    Phone: (+995 32) 2 99 86 67, 2 93 28 90, 2 93 50 1
    E-mail: alaschara@yahoo.de, tvalavadze@gmail.com
    Web-site: www.georgianmuseums.ge
    Date of establishment: 1930
    Judicial status of the museum: since 2005 – Legal Public Entity (under governmental control of Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia)
    Type (profile): Literature Museum
    Quantity of stored items: more than 157031

    Museum collection description: The museum houses unique samples of old and contemporary Georgian literature, as well as items representing cultural heritage of foreign countries: manuscripts (XII c. Four Gospels, XVII-XIX c.c.); archives, manuscripts and memorial belongings (furniture, family relics, clothes) of well-known Georgian and foreign writers, paintings and graphics of Georgian and foreign artists; photographs and documents, bibliographical rarities, rare audio-video records. Branches: Titsian Tabidze House Museum, Nodar Dumbadze House Museum.

    Working hours: Everyday except Sunday and Monday, 10.00 – 18.00
    Ticket price: free (except excursion: 10 Gel)

    Exhibitions: Periodical exhibition from museum collections, exhibitions and art-actions of Georgian artists.
    Educational Programmes: Literary evenings, guizes and performances.
    Publications: Literary chronicles (almanac), series of publications: Precious Autographs, The bosom-book,, Europe or Asia (collected articles), publications from archives of Georgian writers, cognitive-educational publication “We invite you in Museum “

    Total space of the museum: 2324 m² (museum’s building: 1554 m², museum’s yard: 770 m²)
    Display space: 282 m²
    Temporary exhibitions: 160 m²
    Storage space: 280 m²
    The studio of restoration: 80 m²

    Annual quantity of visitors: 6000

    Movable monument of Cultural Heritage: 69 exhibits
    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