Nato Vachnadze House Museum

  • Address: 1516, village Gurdjaani, Gurdjaani 
    Phone: (+995 577) 73 70 77, 598 17 00 01
    E-mail: bibliotheka.museum@gmail.com
    Web-site:
    of establishment: 1981
    Judicial Status of the Museum: NNLS (Gurjaani Municipality)
    Type (profile): memorial
    Quantity of stored items: 1924

    Museum collection description: The museum of well-known Georgian cinema actress Nato Vachnadze (1904-1953) was established in Vachnadze family memorial house. In the museum funds and on its display are kept memorial objects of actress and her family: XIX c. and beginning of the XX century furniture, carpets, kilims, crockery (Russian and French china), paintings, graphics, sculpture, photographs, documents, books on the subject of the actress work, copies of her films; the museum houses characteristic for the Kakheti region everyday life and ethnography objects and archaeological items accidentally discovered by local people.

    Working hours: Everyday except Monday, 10.00 – 18.00
    Ticket price: Adult – 2 GEL, students – 1 GEL, schoolchildren - 0.50 GEL. Guided tour - 3 GEL.
    Free of charge: Children less than 6 years of age and homeless children, employees of Museums, ICOM members, People with disabilities, soldiers, refugees.

    Exhibitions: “Nato and Georgian Cinema”, “Three generations of the family Shengelaia”
    Educational Programmes: Festival of documental films “I’m human”, “Mute Cinema”, “We are actors”, “Cinema and human’s psychology”

    Total space of the museum: 1900 m²
    Display space: 500 m²
    Storage space: 50 m²

    Museum building’s status: Immovable monument of Cultural Heritage (The order # 3/36, 2008 of Minister of Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia)

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