MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
"Erebuni" Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve
This museum was established in 1968, on the 2750th anniversary of Yerevan’s foundation. About 20 thousand archeological exhibits are displayed here.
"Erebuni" historical-archeological museum-reserve was opened on October 21st, 1968 on the occasion of the 2750th anniversary of Erebuni-Yerevan fortress-town foundation.
This ancient site is a historical-archeological museum-reserve with a surface of 60 hectares.
The architect of the building of "Erebuni" museum is Shmavon Azatyan, the sculptor - Ara Harutyunyan.
The museum-reserve has 2 branch museums: an early agricultural settlement of Shengavit situated on the bank of lake Yerevan and a town-fortress of Teyshebaini (Karmir blur), built by Rusa II in the middle of the VII century BC, which is located in the southwest suburb of Yerevan, on the bank of the Hrazdan River.
There are 10 936 archeological items in the depositories of the museum, but only 662 are exhibited.
The museum has science research, funds preservation, excursion and mass arrangement departments, laboratories of rehabilitation, and anthropology.
Annually 15 000 tourists visit the museum. To set up a center of Urartology on the basis of «Erebuni» museum courses of the Urartian language are held at the museum.
Tuesday to Sunday 10:30-17:00
Adults - 1500 AMD
Schoolchildren - 500 AMD
Armenian - 2000 AMD
Foreign languages / Russian, English / - 4500 AMD
Museum & Castle
Armenian - 2500 AMD
Foreign languages / Russian, English / - 6000 AMD