History Museum of Armenia, Yerevan

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Examine a collection of 400,000 objects at History Museum of Armenia, displaying archaeological finds, ethnographic items, and historical relics. Established in 1920, the national museum preserves Armenia's cultural heritage across themed sections--numismatics, ethnography, archaeology, modern history, and restoration. Highlights include bronze items dating back to 2,000-3,000 BCE, works of art and objects hailing from many regions across Europe and Asia, and excavated finds from ancient cities. Security officials prohibit taking photographs. Use our Yerevan itinerary planner to arrange your visit to History Museum of Armenia and other attractions in Yerevan.
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  • Very much like to learn many interesting things from the long history of Armenia. But ... Museum of stiffened in the mid 20th century. Many exhibits a complete lack of information in Russian, signed in Armenian and English, booklets in Russian — ended. But even the English texts are not informative. The feeling that everything stood still in 1950-m. Audi guides-No. It is theoretically possible to hire a guide at the Museum accidentally heard of one of them, and understand that nothing is lost without a guide. Drove around the Pol peace were in hundreds of museums. This museum is the biggest disappointment.
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  • A wonderful Museum. Conveniently located. A rich collection, which gives an idea of the history of Armenia. The halls are arranged logically, Kass can take the floor plan. It is a pity that there are rooms where all signs only in Armenian, I would at least add English, or better yet-Russian.
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  • I visited the museum afternoon for a couple of hours - interesting & informative but more guidance on the exhibits would be welcome. The Art Gallery in the superior floors contains many paintings but ...  more »
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  • Awesome place. However, the staff are not cool at all. They don't behave properly and always follow the visitors to control them not to take any photos or touch something! I really felt how provocative they were looking at the visitors and were following them. Some of the works need to have an English description in addition to their Armenian ones. Audio-guides should also be considered in the future.
  • The staff here is incredibly rude and think they work in a Soviet gulag. They constantly order you from one room to the other. At the end I was going to retrieve my jacket from the cloakroom at the bottom floor. The lady a floor above very rudely shouted and wanted me to climb up the stairs to come to her. Presumably she thought I was going to a section that needed a different ticket. Trying to explain I was getting my jacket from the cloakroom didnt help because she barely knows English. So I just ignored her shouts. Have fun at the gulag.
  • Excellent but people working there are certainly rather rude, especially when you try to take photos which is forbidden, in Germany and France you are allowed to take photos. By the way , when you tell to someone to not take photos tell "no photos please" not just "no photos" am telling this for your own benefit learn what correct behavior and how to communicate pnduk glukh , otherwise the museum was ok
  • I went twice to this museum as I am interested in knowing how the Armenian nation interprets its history. The description is not particularly detailed but still satisfying. However, some parts of the display are only in Armenian and Russian, particularly the Soviet period. The interpretation is a bit biased as well, even though I like this nation very much.
  • Lot of interesting things and mysteries of the past. Sad stories of wars.
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