Museums of Samegrelo
and Zemo Svaneti
Georgian National Museum.
Svaneti Historical-Ethnographical Museum
Address:40, Stalin str., Mestia
Phone:(+995 32) 99 80 22
Working hours:Everyday, except Monday, 11.00 - 16.00
Date of establishment:1936
The museum houses more than 4.000 items: archaeological objects discovered in Svaneti region, unique samples of engraved and painted icons (of special interest are X-XII c.c. icons), religious objects (IX-XIV c.c.), manuscripts (XI-XIII c.c. New Testaments from Adishi, Labskaldi, Ienashi, Mestia), weapons and armor, iron and cooper items, wooden ethnographic objects, adornments, silverware, textiles, etc.
Museums of Samegrelo aand Zemo-Svaneti