Open Air Museum of Ethnography, Tbilisi

4.3
#3 of 27 in Museums in Tbilisi
More than 8,000 tools, textiles, and household items come to life in a traditional countryside setting at Open Air Museum of Ethnography. Spread across 52 hectares (128 acres) of hilly terrain, this museum features over 70 houses representing 14 ethnographic regions, including Abkhazia, Khevsureti, and Ossetia. In addition to displays of typical architectural style and objects, you'll also absorb the atmosphere of a traditional home and immerse yourself in legends and stories of Georgia if you take a guided tour. From this location you can also get great views of the city and the hills below. Work out when and for how long to visit Open Air Museum of Ethnography and other Tbilisi attractions using our handy Tbilisi online journey planner.
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Open Air Museum of Ethnography Reviews

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4.6
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  • A few old buildings, which were not bad. I liked seeing the way people lived but many of them were locked up, not a great cultural experience.  more »
  • A little of all Georgia in one place. Houses that were brought from all around Georgia with their specificities and a guide inside to explain you everithing in Eng / Rus or Kartuli obvious. Near...  more »
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  • Nicely presented old homes, with a guide in some of them to tell you about them. (Their English is good enough to recite the facts but not always to understand questions!) Could do with a few more direction arrows to keep you in the right paths. It only costs L5 so it's very affordable.
  • Third of museum is not operating. A lot of cool places are closed, abandoned, full of dust. It is a cool place, but... We were bored and disappointed. Still this place has a potential

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