Art Palace of Georgia - Museum of Cultural History
Art Palace of Georgia - Museum of Cultural History, often simply referred to as Art Palace, is located in Tbilisi, Kargareteli street, on the left bank of river Mtkvari. Until 2020, it was officially called the Georgian State Museum of Theater, Music, Cinema, and Choreography.
Museum is located in a 19th-century palace, built-in 1895 by the famous German architect Paul Stern and initially owned by the Duke Constantine Petrovich of Oldenburg. Palace was renovated several times, significantly in 2011. There is a garden around the palace.
Museum boasts a vast collection of various art pieces and historical artifacts. There are 7 exhibition halls in the museum. The art museum houses sculptures and paintings of Georgian and foreign artists, around 40,000 manuscripts, over 32,000 books, up to 100,000 photos, more than 70,000 posters, hundreds of rare audio recordings on gramophone records, over 900 memorial objects, and personal relics.
City area/address: Ia Kargareteli Street #6, 0012, Tbilisi
Working hours: Every day 10:30 - 18:00 (last visitors no later than 17:00)
Entrance fee: 5 GEL