Literature-Memorial Museum of Ilia Chavchavadze

  • Address: 7, Ivane Javakhishvili str., 0105, Tbilisi
    Phone: (+995 32) 2 95 70 78, 2 95 72 68
    Date of establishment: 1957
    Judicial status of the museum: Municipal/Municipality of Tbilisi
    Type (profile): Memorial
    Quantity of stored items: 9000

    Museum collection description: The Literature-Memorial Museum of Ilia Chavchavadze (1837-1907), Georgian writer and a public figure of special importance, is a memorial complex that include Ilia Chavchavadze House Museum in Tbilisi, Literature-Memorial Museum, here used to be office and typography of the newspaper "Iveria". The museum houses materials of Ilia Chavchavadze's life and work: memorial belongings, documents and photo archive, periodicals published by Ilia Chavchavadze, manuscripts, XIX –XX c.c. paintings and graphics, various editions of Ilia Chavchavadze works.

    Working hours: everyday except Sunday & Monday, 10.00 – 17.00
    Ticket price: free

    Expositions: Permanent exhibition dedicated to writers life.
    Educational programmes: educational programmes dedicated to writers works, “Conversations about Georgian journalism” (together with TSU), “Ilia and Abkhazia”, documental film about killing, permanent seminar together with seminary.
    Publications: Booklet of Ilia Chavchavadze house-museum, booklet of Ilia Chavchavadze literary-memorial museum, Georgian and Ukrainian historical –literary relations.

    Total space of the museum: 1643,26 m² (museum’s building: 346 m², the branch of the museum’s – Shio Aragvispireli Museum: 72 m²)
    Display space: 1264m²
    Temporary exhibitions: 272 m²
    Storage space: 55.1 m²

    Annual quantity of visitors: 5953

    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