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Museums in Yerevan

As you go deep into the meaning of the word museum, which means a place dedicated to Muses, who are the goddesses of inspiration of literature, science and arts, it suddenly appears quite clear why Yerevan being such a small city houses a myriad of museums. The museums in Yerevan are mainly dedicated to fine arts, applied arts, folk art, craft, archaeology, anthropology and ethnology, history, cultural history, science, technology, children’s museums, military history and agriculture. Ver...
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  • Arame Art Gallery
    Arame Art Gallery Yerevan features a unique selection of original paintings by internationally known Armenian artists offering best service and prices. Every artwork bears Authenticity Certificate as well as export documents. The Gallery offers several services among them custom framing, restoration of old or damaged paintings and free shipping around the world.
  • Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute
    Opened in 1995 the Museum-Institute of Armenian Genocide pursues one goal, to the full study and exhibition of the Armenian Genocide materials. Built into the hill the museum displays photo materials depicting the peaceful life Armenians led before Genocide, eyewitness reports and documents, inscribed statements condemning the Armenian Genocide and so on. The admission is free of charge and it’s open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. The institute has a large collection of letters and envelopes, humanitarian posters, diaries of survivors and eye-witnesses, oral stories and personal items of survivors.
  • Cafesjian Center for the Arts
    Since its opening in 2009 Cafesjian Center for the Arts has set one primary goal – to introduce the best of the contemporary art to Armenia and its visitors. Cafesjian Center for the Arts includes several galleries, out of which the most notable ones are Gallery One, Khanjyan Gallery, Eagle Gallery, Sasuntsi Davit Gallery, Eagle Garden Gallery and Swarovsky Gallery. The Center’s museum store offers Armenian arts and crafts, exclusive merchandise and unique art works by prominent artists starting at 1000 Dram (around $3).
  • Childrens Art Gallery
    Children's Art Gallery was opened in 1970, and it currently contains 200,000 children artwork, out of which 100,000 was created by non-Armenian children. Children's Art Gallery is the first museum of children’s artwork in the world. It accepts children’s paintings from all over the world and at the same time exchanges some of its own paintings with institutions abroad, and it’s this interactivity that keeps the gallery at the top.
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