Open Air Museum of Ethnography, Tbilisi

4.3
#2 of 71 in Museums in Georgia
More than 8,000 tools, textiles, and household items come to life in a traditional countryside setting at Open Air Museum of Ethnography. Spread across 52 hectares (128 acres) of hilly terrain, this museum features over 70 houses representing 14 ethnographic regions, including Abkhazia, Khevsureti, and Ossetia. In addition to displays of typical architectural style and objects, you'll also absorb the atmosphere of a traditional home and immerse yourself in legends and stories of Georgia if you take a guided tour. From this location you can also get great views of the city and the hills below. Work out when and for how long to visit Open Air Museum of Ethnography and other Tbilisi attractions using our handy Tbilisi online journey planner .
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4.6
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  • A bit far but it is a nice walk up the city. The houses are spaced out. Too much can be.
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  • Visiting this place will take you back in time, every style of home has a story to be told and all these homes were gathered from different region across Georgia forming a united regions on one land, ...  more »
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  • Very nice place and very well done job by a Georgian historian professor... the attendants are all dressed in traditional clothing and almost all of them are university students or graduates of history, art or cultural science... I liked the way they have sorted and rebuilt those huts, houses, barns, cave, workshops and so on... must go and see... I definitely recommend this place 🤩
  • Lovely experience! All of the staff were extremely friendly and went out of their way to help us understand the history. They even were very understanding of my terrible Georgian!
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