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History Museum of Armenia

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Republic Square 4, Yerevan 375010, Armenia
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All reviews english translation stone age no photos allowed republic square third floor modern era three floors impressive collection ancient times same building worth a visit couple of hours entrance fee guided tour take photos armenian genocide shoe
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is an interesting history and culture museum, especially if you want to learn more about unseen and unknown facts about the history of Armenians. You can not take photos inside the museum though.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marodint
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I came in 45mins before the museum closes, so I took only a quick view of everything. For only 2,000 Armenian dram, I felt like traveling from Stone Age until today! The mammoth tusk was awesome, as well as the oldest shoe on earth. Better...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 609vickys
Reviewed November 18, 2018

The museum's place of honor at Republic Square attests to the Armenian well justified fascination with history. Being the national historical museum of Armenia is a daunting task indeed: a torturous tangle of dynasties, principalities, shifting suzerains, territories, and diasporas that spans millennia (nearly in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

The main national museum is extremely rich with a large variety of artifacts throughout Armenia's very rich history. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tatun
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Make the time to see this very extensive and interesting museum. There are many spectacular things to see including the oldest shoe in the world and the amazing wagons dating back many thousands of years, as well as some beautiful pottery, massive 1000 litre wine...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NomadicTraveller7
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Was disappointed that there was no access for people of limited mobility. Didn't find the staff all that helpful or informative and there were parts I wasn't permitted to enter. Wont rush back!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 550janeth
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit to The National History Museum, housed in a truly magnificent building right on Republic Square. They have a simply incredible collection of ancient artefacts from all over Armenia. Highlights include a 3500 year old leather shoe and 3500 year old carriages...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

This musium is very nicely arranged. Different sections are dedicated for different ages. English speaking guide is knowledge and nicely described the history. Photography not allowed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TKG1973
Reviewed October 27, 2018

This museum was a bit strange as the upper floor was really excellent. It has a fascinating collection of very old artifacts from Armenia that are well explained in both Armenian, English, and Russian. There were put together in a coherent way around the sites...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed October 27, 2018

They have a magnificent collection of artifacts, archeological, historical, and ethnic. Shouldn't be missed.

Date of experience: October 2018
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