MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
Near East Museum
The museum was created based on a collection donated by painter and collector Marcos Grigoryan.
In the Museum of Literature and Art after Yeghishe Charents, there is an exhibition “Near East Art” on the basis of Marcos Grigoryan’s collection, which includes 2500 original exhibits. M. Grigoryan has gifted the collection to Armenia in 1993.
The exposition is organized in 3 halls and includes Iranian, Armenian, European, American cultural values from the IV millennium BC to our times, namely Van’s Kingdom bronze, Elam’s glassware, Early Bronze Age shells, Armenian carpet weaving art items, Islamic Middle Age art, miniature, calligraphy, decorations, garb, Marcos Grigoryan’s personal works (soil artworks, paintings, carpets, etc.)
Tuesday - Friday 11:00 - 16:30
Saturday - Sunday 11:00 - 16:00
Adults - 1000 AMD
Schoolchildren - 300 AMD
Students - 300 AMD
Foreigners - 1000 drams
Retirees - 300 AMD
Armenian - 2000 AMD
Foreign languages / Russian, English / - 3000 AMD
Educational program - 500 AMD