Georgian National Museum.
Ivane Javakhishvili Samtskhe-Javakheti
Address:1, Kharischirashvili str., Akhaltsikhe
Phone:(+995 365) 2 16 2, (+995 032) 2 99 80 22
Working hours:Everyday, except Monday, 11.00-16.00
Date of establishment:1923
Ivane Javakhishvili Samtskhe-Javakheti Historical Museum is situated on the territory of former Rabati. Museum houses the significant part of the region cultural heritage: old manuscripts, epigraphic, archaeology, numismatic, ethnography materials, photo documentation, fund of manuscripts and old printed books. Collections of inscriptions on stone are of special importance, as well as unique collection of carpets and rugs (of the verge of XIX-XX c.c.). Apart from two main buildings that display permanent exhibitions - the Castle that surrounds it, Administrative building, Mosque built in 1752, Ruins of a medresa (Islamic school) - belonged to the Museum.
Museums of Samtskhe-Javakheti