Great Mtskheta Archaeological State
Address:34, David Agmashenebeli str., Mtskheta
Phone:(+995) 590 880 112
Working hours:Everyday, except Monday, 10.00 â€“ 17.00
Date of establishment:1958
Museum-reserve includes: several exceptional archaeological exhibits of different historical periods the earliest of which â€“ the agricultural tools dated back by IV millennium BC belonged to ancient farmers; toys of children of prehistoric times (II millennium BC.), precious metal artifacts of the Antique Period marked with highest level of craftsmanship and the perfect samples of the Ancient Greek epigraphy. Besides, tourists will be able to visit ancient burial ground used for the vast period of time - from the II Millennium BC till the VIII-IX cc AD and the settlement remains dated back by VIII-VII cc BC. Other outstanding monuments of Antique Era and early medieval times are as follows: Armaztsikhe-Bagineti- an acropolis of the city of Mtskheta, the royal residence of the rulers of Iberia (III c BC â€“ VIII c AD), Armaziskhevi â€“ the residence of the Pitiakhshis-Eristavs of Kartli and their burial ground and a mausoleum built in the I c. AD at the bottom of a rocky mountain.
Museums of Mtskheta-Mtianeti