The Geological Museum and Art Gallery, Dilijan

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Learn about geology of the area and see some unique pieces of art at The Geological Museum and Art Gallery. Other than geological exhibits, the museum features a large collection of photographs and paintings. In addition to Armenian artists, the gallery showcases international painters from the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. Work out when and for how long to visit The Geological Museum and Art Gallery and other Dilijan attractions using our handy Dilijan route app .
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  • A better name would be "The Ethnographic and Archaeological Museum and Art Gallery" now that the basement is open. The paintings and sculptures are well worth seeing, with a surprising spread from acr...  more »
  • Many museums in Europe would be proud of having such a rich collection of exhibits, the Museum of Dilijan. The Museum consists of several branches: painting and sculpture, archeology and ethnography. In the Department of archaeology is represented by the ancient culture of Dilijan, starting from the 3rd millennium BC. In the art Department presents masterpieces as Armenian (Martiros Saryan, Minas Avetisyan, Ivan Aivazovsky, Gevorg Bashinjaghyan, Vardges Sureniants, garzu, ARA SARGSYAN etc.) and foreign artists (Rockwell Kent, unknown Italian authors, Ivan Shishkin, etc.).
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  • I was amazed with the collection - it has Ivan Aivazovsky, Edgar Chahine, Jean Carzou and other big names on display. If you are an art lover you have to visit the place. If you have some extra time i...  more »
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  • Mostly Russian artists are exhibited. It would be better to have more local artists.
  • Great collection of artist. Must see
  • Great museum
  • Interesting locally, but nearby is a private House Museum, recommend, all free of charge and the boss is very intelligent and friendly people!
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Bursting with rustic guesthouses oozing with charm, Dilijan offers a wealth of accommodation options, nestled across its forested landscape. For budget-friendly options, look toward the center of town for some bed and breakfasts and guesthouses, which are within easy walking distance of the Old Town. For a more decadent experience on your Dilijan holiday, head further into the forest for hidden mountain retreats that boast swimming pools, tours of the region, and character-filled lodging.
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