Ilia Chavchavadze Saguramo State Museum

  • Museum address: 3311, Village Saguramo, Mtskheta district
    Phone: (+995 555) 269 997, (+995 593) 310 239
    Date of establishment: 1951
    Museum Juridical Status: Legal Public Entity (Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia) since 2005
    Type (profile): memory museum
    Quantity of stored items: 2522

    Museum collection description: The museum houses memorial belongings of outstanding Georgian writer and public figure Ilia Chavchavadze (1837-1907), photo portraits of XIX c. representatives of Georgian culture, as well as photographs of everyday life of the époque, manuscripts of the writer, samples of published by him periodicals (Iveria, Sakartvelos Moambe, etc.), several samples of Georgian and foreign fine art (Jaques de Molle enters the Tamplier Order by Garnier, Mazepa surrounded by wolves by Verne, Fear by unknown French painter of the same period, works of well-known Georgian artists Lado Gudiashvili, Ucha Japaridze, Iakob Nikoladze), XVIII-XIX c.c. German decorative and everyday crockery, furniture, etc.

    Working hours: Everyday, except Monday, 10.00 – 18.00
    Ticket price: Adults - 1 GEL, students and schoolchildren - 1 GEL
    Free of charge: Children less than 6 years of age and homeless children, employees of Museums, ICOM members, First and second category disabled persons (with valid identification), soldiers, refugees.

    Exhibitions: permanent exhibitions
    Educational programmes: Different programmes dedicated to Ilia Chavchavadze
    Publications: Journal “Saguramo”, different publications about Ilia Chavchavadze

    Total space of the museum: 504 m²
    Display space: 303 m²
    Storage space: 42 m²

    Annual quantity of visitors: 15534

    Status of Museum building : Immovable monument of Cultural Heritage (The order # 3/182, 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