Khariton Akhvlediani Museum of Ajara

  • Address: 4, Khariton Akhvlediani str., 6000, Batumi
    Phone: (+995 0422) 27 11 75, 27 09 42
    Date of establishment: 1908
    Judicial Status of the Museum: The Legal Entity of Public Law  (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Ajara)
    Type (profile): Historical
    Quantity of stored items:  180 000

    Museum collection description: The museum houses archaeological materials of XII-IX c.c. B.C.: engraved axes, bronze ram, the Gonio Treasury samples – intaglio with Aphrodite and Eros images, I-II c.c. golden engraved phial, golden figurine of discus-thrower, golden pendants with images of Helios and decorative motifs, beads made of various materials, fragments of belts (gold, pasta), brooch, religious bronze sculptures, fragments of trunk decorations with images of oak leaves and acorns; ethnographic, folk and applied art samples, manuscripts, fine art items, rare samples of the nature (25 billion years old fossilized tree).

    Working hours: Everyday, 10.00 – 17.30

    Ticket price: Adults - 3 GEL, Students – 1 GEL, Schoolchildren – 0.50 GEL Guided tour - 5 GEL.
    Free of charge: Children less than 6 years of age and homeless children, employees of Museums, ICOM members, People with disabilities, soldiers, refugees.

    Educational Programmes: Georgian language, Georgian art of fighting
    Publications: “Georgian Orthodox churches in Ajara”, “From Madrasah to high school”, Museum guide

    Total space of the organization: 1737, 6 m²
    Display space: 706 m²
    Storage space: 110 m²

    Museum building status: Immovable monument of Cultural Heritage

    Khariton Akhvlediani Adjara State Museum's Branchs:

    Memed Abashidze House Museum

    7, Memed Abashidze ave. Batumi
    (0422) 27 61 12

    Ilia Chavchavadze Museum
    , Griboedov str. Batumi
    (0422) 27 86 76

    Museum of Religious
    Tamari Settlement, Batumi

    Scientific Library
    1. Pirosmani str., Batumi


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