About Attraction

The Museum of Georgian Medicine History, a pioneer in the Soviet Union when established in 1963, offers a fascinating journey through Georgia's medical legacy. Originally housed in the Blue Monastery, it safeguarded the building from destruction. Later, it found its home at the former Medical Institution on D. Uznadze St. 51.

Starting with Colchis and the legendary Medea's herbal remedies, the museum reveals surprising aspects of Georgia's medical heritage, spanning from mineral waters to traditional treatments at Tbilisi's sulfur baths.

The museum showcases diverse exhibits across two floors, featuring everything from the city's 700 healing mineral waters to rare manuscripts documenting prehistoric to 19th-century medical practices. Notably, sections on Khevsur and Tush folk medicines highlight insights gained from expeditions to remote communities in the '70s and '80s.

With a unique collection of over 19,000 artifacts, including ancient medical tools, sculptures, and materials dating back 3,000 years, this museum dives into Georgian medicine's evolution. It boasts rare texts and manuscripts, offering a comprehensive resource for medical students and professionals.

Visitors encounter a range of exhibits, from ancient medical manuscripts and tools to unique archaeological artifacts, trepanned skulls, and insights into Medea's era and Colchian-Iberian Medicine. Don't miss the recreated doctor's office featuring belongings of renowned Georgian doctors.

This museum offers a captivating glimpse into Georgia's medical evolution, presenting exhibits from the 13th century BC to the 20th century. Throughout your visit, explore over 330 exhibits, uncovering the richness of Georgia's medical history.

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Working hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11:00 – 18:00
Address: Uznadze St N51, Tbilisi.
032 299 00 02; 557 24 22 00
Standard Ticket - 5 ₾ Adult
Free admission for children under 6
Guide Service - 20 ₾