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Open Air Museum of Ethnography

1 Turtle Lake Road, Tbilisi, Georgia
+995 322 72 90 45
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  • Average10%
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“different parts” (11 reviews)
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1 Turtle Lake Road, Tbilisi, Georgia
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"turtle lake"
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"different parts"
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"history of wine making"
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"pleasant change"
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"ethnic groups"
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"entry fee"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is my favourite in Tbilisi. Original houses from different regions of Georgia were brought here, open for visit. Guides inside the museum explain the history of the building and family and the purpose of the objects. It gives a good insight into Georgian...More

Thank Anna S
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I would recommend this place to everyone because it is an open-air museum. You can learn something about Georgian history and the way they lived many years ago. A taxi from Tbilisi to this place is 7 lari. A ticket for a museum is 3...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

If you are visiting Georgia for a short time it's good place to see different cultures and architecture for all part of georgia

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

This open air museum has a variety of displays showcasing the architectural and crafts history of Georgia. I just wish the houses and displays were labelled with the history, era and significance. Nevertheless, the trip was well it’s worth and quite fascinating to see. The...More

Thank Simin S
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

I was not impressed here. Some of the buildings were closed because supposedly the person that sits there all day, had their day off? So they dont give their keys to someone else to open the building? Most interesting by far was the underground house,...More

Thank TheTravelPirate
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

One of the best projects of soviet time Georgia, you can discover the Georgian ethnographic houses/culture almost from all around the country.

Thank Acho K
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

The collection of old houses of Georgia offer an interesting overview of how people lived her 100 years ago. Good guides in the different houses we visited.

Thank Dany T
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Entrance is Lari 3 but cost to get there is Lari 10-20. Most exhibits are closed and the open ones aren't interesting. Easily skippable without missing anything.

Thank msagar
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This place offers the visitors the feel of various parts of Georgia, how people lived there years ago. Very interesting for ethnographic as well as tourist purposes. Rather tiring on hot days though.

1  Thank L C
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Since I didn't have time to travel around Georgia, this was a great way to get a feeling how traditional Georgian houses look like. Entrance fee is dirt cheap. On a hot summer day you can cool of with in a restaurant just above the...More

Thank Tamarka
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Rayane S
17 June 2017|
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Response from jedda | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late answer. We took a bus from the main square in Tblisi to the park where we caught the cable car up to the lake and then walked down to the museum and then another short walk further down the hill to then catch... More
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