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Yeghishe Charents house-museum

It is the center studying the poet's life, his literature and culture, public and political activity.

Yeghishe Charents was an Armenian poet, writer, translator, publisher, publicist, cultural and public figure. Charents's works are very actual and have a great value worldwide. He was recognized as the greatest Armenian poet of the 20th century.
In accordance with the decree of the Council of Ministers of Soviet Armenia, in 1964, the house-museum Yeghishe Charents was founded in Mashtots avenue,17 in Yerevan. 
The museum is in the house where the poet lived from 1935 to 1937.
The poet's personal belongings, manuscripts, documents, books, photographs that reached us are kept and exhibited in the house museum: The most remarkable is the memorial, where everything is preserved and arranged as it was during the poet's lifetime.


  • The first exhibition hall presents Yeghishe Charents's life and creative activity period from 1897 to 1927.
  • The second exhibition hall includes the last period of Yeghishe Charents's life and creative activity: from 1927 to 1937.
  • Memorial part: the house, where Charents lived with his family the last two years of his life.


Standard ticket price: 1000 AMD
For Students & schoolchildren: 300 AMD
Pensioners - free


Armenian - 3000 AMD
Foreign languages (Russian, English, French) - 4000 AMD
Educational programs - 3000 AMD


Monday-Day off
Last Saturday of each month is free (except May-September. Services are not included).

17 M.Mashtots Ave.
+37410 531 412, +37433 531 412