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Museums and Galleries

Ara Sargsyan and Hakob Kojoian House-Museum

Address: 70 Pushkin Str., Yerevan
Working Days: Tuesday-Sunday
Working Hours: 10:00am-4:00pm

Arame Art Gallery
Address: Yerevan, Amiryan St. 13
URL: http://aramegallery.com/

Architect Alexander Tamanyan Research Institute-Museum
Address: Government House, 3rd Building, Yerevan
Working Days: Wednesday-Sunday
Working Hours: 11:00am-5:00pm

Cafesjian Museum Foundation
Address: Yerevan, Tamanyan St. 2, Apt. 48
URL: http://www.cmf.am/

Children’s Art Gallery
Address: 13 Abovyan Str., Yerevan
Working Days: Tuesday-Sunday
Working Hours: 11:00am-4:00pm

Composer Alexander Spendiaryan House-Museum
Address: 21 Nalbandyan Str., Yerevan
Working Days: Tuesday-Sunday
Working Hours: 11:00am-4:30pm

Composer Aram Kachaturyan House-Museum
Address: 3 Zaroubian Str., Yerevan
Working Days: Monday-Saturday
Working Hours: 11:00am-4:00pm

Erebouni: Museum of the Establishment of Yerevan
Address: 38 Erebuni Ave., Yerevan
Working Days: Tuesday- Sunday
Working Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm

Ervand Kochar Museum
Address: 39/12 Mashtots Ave., Yerevan
Working Days: Tuesday- Sunday
Working Hours: 11:00am-5:00pm

House-Museum of Poet-Writer Hovhannes Tumanian
Address: 40 Moskovyan Str., Yerevan

Martiros Saryan House-Museum
Address: 3 Saryan Str., Yerevan
Working Days: Everyday except Thursday
Working Hours: 11:00am-4:00pm

The collection of the Martiros Saryan House-Museum comprises 160 canvases which the artist executed in different periods of his life. Many of them have earned him world renown. Mainly his early works are placed on view here: "Tales and Dreams" (1904 - 1907), "At the Well. A Hot Day" (1908), Self-Portrait" (1909), "Istanbul Dogs" (1910), apart from dozens of canvases painted in the Soviet period: "Aragats" (1925), "A Yard in Yerevan" (1929), "Three Ages" (1943), "Picking Cotton in the Valley of Ararat" (1949) and others symbolizing the revival of the Armenian people. He has an attractive gallery of portraits of conspicuous personalities of the Soviet Union and Armenia: Alexey Tolstoy, Ilya Ehrenburg, I. S. Isakov, G. Ulanova, Avetik Isahakyan, Victor Hambardzumyan and others.

Matenadaran-Institute of Ancient Manuscripts
Address: 53 Mashtots Ave., Yerevan
URL: http://www.matenadaran.am/
Working Days: Tuesday-Saturday
Working Hours: 10:00am-4:00pm

Matenadaran, a unique depository of ancient manuscripts, is situated on Mashtots Avenue. Samples of Armenian written culture, fragments of parchments and manuscripts (about 16,000 pieces), are exhibited there. One of the unique exhibits is an ivory framework of the 6th – 7th centuries with the Ejmiadzin Gospel of 989 framed in it. The same building hosts a manuscript laboratory, research offices and a reading room.

Museum of Modern Art
Address: 7 Mashtots Ave., Yerevan
Working Days: Tuesday- Sunday
Working Hours: 10:00am-4:00pm, Sunday-11:00am-3:00pm

The Modern Art Museum, founded in 1972 by Henrik Igityan, is located not far away from Matenadaran. First of all you will see “the Red Room” created by Garzu – one of the greatest artists of our times, currently living in Paris. The first modern art museum in the USSR possesses the works of Hakob Hakobyan, Minas Avetisyan, Martin Petrosyan, Grigor Khachaturyan and other famous artists.Besides museums of arts, architecture, literature, and history of Armenia, tourists may be interested in home-museums of famous Armenian cultural figures, such as the Museum of Sergey Parajanov, a world-famous film director and artist. Here you will see his personal belongings, pictures, dolls, collages, as well as photographs of the master and his family.

Mother Armenia Military Museum
Address: Victory Park, 2 Azatutian Str., Yerevan
Working Days: Tuesday-Sunday
Working Hours: Tue.-Fri. 10:00am-5:00pm, Sat.-Sun. 10:00am-3:00pm

Museum of Folk Art
Address: 64 Abovyan Str., Yerevan
Working Days: Tuesday-Sunday
Working Hours: 11:00am-4:00pm

Museum of Wood Carving
Address: 2 Paronyan Str., Yerevan
Working Days: Tuesday- Sunday
Working Hours: 12:00pm-6:00pm

Museum-Institute of the Armenian Genocide
Address: Tsitsernakaberd Park, Yerevan
Working Days: Every Day Except Monday
Working Hours: 11:00 pm -4:00 pm

National Gallery of Armenia
Address: Republic Square, Yerevan
URL: http://www.gallery.am/

The Art Gallery of Armenia, opened in 1921, is one of the richest museums of the world. Its extensive collection of Armenian, Western European, Russian Art numbers over 19000 items. Hermitage (Saint Petersburg) and the Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow) transferred valuable pictures to the newly founded museum in 1922.The Echmiadzin Monastery presented the Museum with a collection of Armenian art of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The collection of Lazarev family, who founded the Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages in Moscow, enriched the Museum with Armenian and Russian paintings. A special section of the museum is devoted to the art of Armenian artists living abroad. Their works, bearing the imprint of cultural traditions of the countries where they happen to live, are imbued with a nostalgic longing of the artists for their motherland. The gallery contains Isaac Levitan’s landscapes, Mikhail Vrublev’s graphic works, Victor Borisov-Musatov’s portraits. The Gallery contains a first-class collection of Western European paintings. The collection occupies 8 rooms, opening with The Mystic Mariage of St. Catherine, a painting of the school of Lorenzo Di Bicci. A separate room is devoted to Italian Art. The Italian collection includes works of Leonardo Bassano, Giovanni Guercino, Benvenuto Garofalo, Bernardo Strozzi, Giovanni Tiepolo and works of other Italian masters. There is a fairy rich collection of the Dutch and Flemish schools. Canvases by Paul Rubens, Van Dyck, Jacob Jordaens, David Teniers, Peter Neefs and Jan Fyt are on the display. Peter Claesz and Jan Van Goen are also exhibited. Especially valuable are the canvases by French painters. Very emotive painterly atmosphere is created by the works of the artists belonging to the famous Barbizon School: Narcisse Diaz de la Pena, Theodore Rousseau, Eugene Boudin, Adolfe Monticelli and Vincent Van Gogh. The collection of Russian art is represented by works of such artists as Brulov, Repin, Suricov, Levitski, Tropinin, Borovitski, Serov and other masters. The section of Armenian art includes different branches of national art, graphics and sculpture. It has rich collections of works by Ayvazovski, Shahin, Sarian Yakulov, Gyourjian, Kodjoyan, Festadjian and many other prominent masters.

Sergei Parajanov House-Museum
Address: 15/16 Dzoragyugh Str., Yerevan
Working Days: Every day
Working Hours: 10:30am-5:00pm

Sergey Parajanov’s House-Museum was opened in 1991, a year after Parajanov’s death. It contains more than 200 works of the artist as well as furnishings of his home in Tbilisi. The collection and archives of the exhibition are continuously expanded. Over the years the Museum has organized 26 exhibitions, including those at Cannes, Thessaloniki, Tokyo, Moscow, Rome, Tehran, and Beijing. The Museum’s director, Zaven Sarkissian, is an acclaimed photographer and was Parajanov’s friend. Parajanov was a genius with more than talent - his rare visual interpretation of culture encompassed everything he had seen or felt or endured. His work was universal, unlimited, original with no direct analogies in the art world. Parajanov, a contemporary and collaborator of Fellini, amazes the viewer with imagination, beauty, fantasy and artistry.

State History Museum of Armenia

Address: Republic Square, Yerevan
Working Days: Tuesday-Sunday
Working Hours: 11:00am-5:30pm, Sunday- 11:00am-4:30pm

State Museum of Nature

Address: 34 Tigran Mets Ave., Yerevan
Working Days: Tuesday-Sunday
Working Hours: 11:00am -4:30pm

Yerevan History Museum

Address: 1 Argishti Str., Yerevan
Working Days: Monday-Friday
Working Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm

The History Museum, founded in 1921, is located in the first two floors of the Museum Compound on the Republic Square. Archaeological finds and cultural objects of the Armenian people from the Paleolithic era to the end of 19th century are exhibited here.
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