History Museum of Armenia is located on the Republic Square, Yerevan, comprising one part of the beautiful center of the city. It was founded back in 1919 when it was originally called Ethnographic Anthropological Museum library.

History Museum of Armenia
The collection in the museum is large showing the culture and history even from the pre-historic era. Some examples of the collection are 3rd to 2nd millennia BC bronze specimens which are part of the world treasury of masterpieces, wooden carts and chariots that are considered as the most ancient evidence of the history of transport, gold, silver and cooper coins from Greek Macedonian, Seleucid, Parthian, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk. These collections and other specimens that were excavated from Dvi, Ani, and Amberd express the peculiar transformation of culture in Armenia from ancient time to date.

history museum of Armenia


Open hours

Tuesday – Saturday: 11:00 – 18:00 (no entrance after 17:15)

Sunday: 11:00 – 17:00 (no entrance after 16:15)

Monday, National Holidays and Memorial Days: Closed


Entrance fee

Adult: 1000 drams

Students, pensioners and pupils – 300 drams

Guided visit (Russian, English, French and German) – 5000 drams

Guided visit (Armenian) – 3000 drams