Ksani Gorge Historical-Architectural Museum-Reserve

  • Museum-Reserve address: 65, Queen Tamar str., 0600, Akhalgori
    E-mail: ksani@heritagesites.ge
    Web-site: www.heritagesites.ge
    Date of establishment: 1982
    Museum -Reserve status: since 2008 - unified the Legal Public Entity - National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia (Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia)
    Type (profile): Historical
    Quantity of stored items: 4594

    Museum -Reserve collection description: The museum is arranged within the former palace of the Eristavis of Ksani. The palace- an ensemble of early XVII was refurbished and reconstructed in the XIX c applying the Empire style. Several findings dated back by the Pre and Early Antique Periods, revealed by Ksani Gorge Archaeological Expedition are exhibited in the museum, particularly weaponry, necklaces, insignia standards and numismatics, coupled with glazed pottery of XVIII-XIX cc and things used in daily life manufactured in XVIII-XIX cc.

    Ticket price: Adult - 3 GEL, schoolchildren 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), People with disabilities, soldiers, refugees.
    Working hours: The territory is occupied after war in 2008.

    Total space of the museum: 646 m²
    Display space (museum): 407 m²
    Storage space: 65 m²

    Status of museum-reserve building: Immovable monument of Cultural Heritage

    Since 2008 the museum reserve is occupied by Russia.
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