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Simon Janashia State National Museum of Georgia
Address: 3 Rustaveli ave.
Tel: +995 (32) 299 80 22
Fax: +995 (32) 298 21 33
E-mail: info@museum.ge
Web site: www.museum.ge

Ticket Price: Adult - 1.50 Gel (at temporary exhibitions - 3 Gel), children - 1.00 Gel, students - 1.00 Gel. Guided tour fee - 10 Gel.
Working hours: Every day except Monday. 11:00 - 18:00
 
Museum operates as a scientific-educational institution that preserves and exhibits an unique collection of natural and human history. The collections of the S. Janashia Museum cover the history of the country, starting from animal remains dated back to 40 million years. One of the most amazing artifacts at the museum is the prehistoric human remains found in Dmanisi. These remains date back to 1.8 million years and are the oldest sign of human existence outside of Africa. This discovery has changed the whole theory of human evolution. One of the most important collections of Museum is the Collection of Treasures that contains a big number of unique objects from different historical periods (from the second half of the III millennium BC through XIX century AD). The collection features gold and silver artifacts and jewelry from the pre-Christian period from Kakheti (East Georgia), Vani (West Georgia), Mtskheta, Trialeti Kurgans, Zhinvali, Akhalgori, Martkopi, etc. These objects were discovered during archeological excavations from the beginning of the 20th century to the summer of 2004 and/or collected by historians. S. Janashia Museum of Georgia has: Department of Archeology of the Middle Ages, Department of Ethnography, Department of Geology, Department of History, Numismatic Department, Department of Zoology.