Bolnisi Local Museum

  • Museum address:  95, Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani str., 1100, Bolnisi 
    Phone: (+995 358) 2 29 94
    Date of establishment:  1951
    Judicial status of the museum: NNLP (The Centre of Cultural of Bolnisi Municipality)
    Type (profile): history
    Quantity of stored items: 3774

    Museum collection description: The museum houses archaeological collection discovered in Bolnisi, dated from New Stone Age (VI-V Millennium B.C.) up to late medieval times. Among items are Neolithic objects (implements, stone sculptures, bronze axes, belts, adornments, peculiar shape household ceramic objects, antique period bird shape jug, a billion years old fossilized tree), also in the museum are kept XVII c. ecclesiastical books, published in 1712 "Knight in Tiger's Skin" by Shota Rustaveli. Branch: Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani Literature Museum (village Tandzia).

    Working hours: Everyday, except Monday, 10.00 – 18.00
    Ticket price:  Adults – 1 GEL, Children and students – 0.50 GEL
    Free of charge: Children less than 6 years of age and homeless children, soldiers, employers of Georgian and Foreign Museums, ICOM members, I and II category disabled persons.

    Expositions: Permanent exhibition
    Educational programmes: “School and Museum” – for teachers and pupils, “The protection of Cultural Monuments” – for school children.

    Total space of the museum:  340 m²
    Display space: 280 m²
    Storage space:  15 m²
    Annual quantity of visitors: 690


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