Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, Yerevan

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Explore one of world's richest depositories of ancient books and manuscripts at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts. Established in 1959 at the foot of a small hill, the archive houses a vast collection of writings on a broad range of scientific and cultural topics, including art, history, philosophy, geography, medicine, literature, languages, and cosmography. Explore the elaborately decorated marble interior, with statues of notable Armenian scholars, exhibited ancient relics, and a series of treasured books. You can hire a local guide to learn more about the museum's mission and fully immerse yourself in Armenian culture and history. Arrange your visit to Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and discover more family-friendly attractions in Yerevan using our Yerevan journey website .
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  • Be sure to visit. Interesting stuff, you can take a tour guide. It's a great museum.
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  • Unmisled, but ask for a guide to understand the rarity and interest of these manuscripts, as well as to grasp the meaning of associated academic research. Very noisy.
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