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5 interesting facts about Armenian History museum

  1. In this museum you can see the oldest shoe in the world, discovered in the Areni Vayots Dzor. Shoe was created 5637-5387 years ago.
  2. The museum possesses the cuneiform inscription of 782 BC about the foundation of the city of Erebuni (Yerevan), by the Urartian king Argishti.
  3. The wooden unique decorative door of the St. Arakelots Monastery which was founded nine centuries ago is currently located in this museum.
  4. The armenian history museum keeps the national collection - about 400.000 objects.
  5. You can visit History museum of Armenia Free of charge with Yerevan Card.

What you can see in history museum 

The History museum was founded in 1919 in the First Republic. The museum keeps the national collection, which are exhibited in the departments of archeologyethnographynumismatics and contemporary history. The items create a complete picture of the history and culture of Armenia, ranging from prehistoric times to the XV century.

In the museum you can find the cultural communications with Old East (Egypt, Syria, Iran, Rome, Byzantium).  Collections are periodically updated with new artifacts found during excavations on the territory of Armenia.

In the museum collections of the tools from the Paleolithic and Neolithic area (IV-II centuries BC) are introduced. The museum owns a collection of the most ancient evidence of the history of transport, 15th-14th century BC wooden carts and chariots, excavated from Lchashen, and their miniature models in bronze, owns a rich collection of Armenian coins etc.

 For the Free entrance to history museum of Armenia you can purchase Yerevan Card, which includes about 40 museums and has a lot of privileges that are intended to provide an interesting and economical trip for tourists. You can learn about Yerevan Card types here. If you have any questions or problems, please call (+374) 12 22 33 22, or write to our e-mail address and contact us by online chat.

Free with Yerevan Card

Adress Republic Square 4
           0010 Yerevan, Armenia

Tel +374 11 54-73-63


Open Working days
          Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00-18:00
          Last admission: 17:15
          Sunday: 11:00-17:00
          Last admission: 16:15
Close Days off 

          During New Year holidays
          Working days: 
​          01.01-05.01 (12:00-18:00)
          Day off: 30.12, 31.12