Museums of Kakheti
Kvareli Ilia Chavchavadze State Museum
Address:2, Shota Rustaveli str., Kvareli
Phone:(+995 352) 2 11 98, 2 05 11
Working hours:Everyday, 10.00 - 17.00
Date of establishment:1937
This complex includes family castle and house of outstanding Georgian poet and public figure Ilia Chavchavadze (1837-1907) and exposition hall as well. The museum houses memorial objects of the poet and his family, poet's manuscripts, sets of established by him periodicals, family coat of arms, seal, household objects, XVIII-XIX c.c. weapons, furniture, manuscripts of Georgian and foreign public figures, paintings inspired by the poet's works (by H. Hrinewski, L. Gudiashvili, K. Guruli, S. Meskhi, T. Mirzashvili), rich collection of photographs and archive documents, collection of poet's works editions on various languages.