Stephantsminda Museum of History

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    Museum address: 2, Al, Kazbegi str., 4700, Stephantsminda
    Phone: (+995 590) 880 111
    E-mail: stepantsminda@heritagesites.ge
    Web-site: www.heritagesites.ge
    Date of establishment: 1934
    Juridical status of the museum: since 2009 unified the Legal Public Entity - National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia (Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia)
    Type (profile): History
    Quantity of stored items: 17859

    Museum collection description: The museum building used to be memorial house of well-known Georgian writer Alexander Kazbegi (1848-1890). There are kept personal belongings and library of the writer, and ethnographic and craft collections of material culture, documents characteristic for Khevi (name of the mountainous region) and more widely – for Caucasian culture, for example household objects, accessories, crockery, kilims, saddle-bags (XIX c. and beginning of the XX c.), archaeological collection (numismatics, fragments of weapons and implements, adornments, decorations, earthenware, etc.), religious objects, works of local artists.
     

     

    Working hours: Everyday, except Monday, 10.00 – 17.00
    Ticket price: Adults -3 GEL, school children and students - 1GEL
    Free of charge: Children under 6 years of age and homeless children. Groups: Employees of Georgian and Foreign Museums, ICOM, ICOMOS members (with valid identification), First and second category disabled persons, soldiers, refugees.

    Display space: 918,5 m²
    Permanent exhibitions: 358 m²
    Temporary exhibitions: 121 m²
    Storage space: 148,5 m²

    Annual quantity of visitors: 3410

    Status of Museum building: Immovable monument of Cultural Heritage (The order # 3/87, 2010 of Minister of Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia)

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