Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, Yerevan

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Explore one of world's richest depositories of ancient books and manuscripts at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts. Established in 1959 at the foot of a small hill, the archive houses a vast collection of writings on a broad range of scientific and cultural topics, including art, history, philosophy, geography, medicine, literature, languages, and cosmography. Explore the elaborately decorated marble interior, with statues of notable Armenian scholars, exhibited ancient relics, and a series of treasured books. You can hire a local guide to learn more about the museum's mission and fully immerse yourself in Armenian culture and history. Arrange your visit to Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and discover more family-friendly attractions in Yerevan using our Yerevan journey website .
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  • The please is very beautiful and full of details but it was closed during my visit because of Christmas and new year, hopefully I will visit it and go inside on my next trip to Armenia.  more »
  • Wonderfully displayed manuscripts in nicely renovated museum- well worth the visit. Tour guides are very knowledgeable.  more »
  • Excellent interesting exposition. Take the money, pay the services of a guide. We really liked it. Unfortunately, we came to the 16-00, an hour before closing, and not all managed to see. But even seen impressed.
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