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House-Museum of Poet-Writer Hovhannes Tumanian

Hovhannes Tumanian Museum functions since 1953. The founder and the first director was the poet’s daughter. Copies of manuscripts, photo documents and original illustrations of Tumanian writing, works of such artists as G. Yeritsian, A.Grigorian, G. Khanjian are exhibited here. In 1969, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the great writer, a new two-storey building was built to house materials related to Tumanyan's life and work including his personal items, documents, manuscripts, sketches, and publications in more than 40 languages. The second floor replicates in minute detail Tumanian’s Tiflis (Georgia) apartment where the writer lived the last 14 years of his life. The museum also accommodates his private library of about 8000 volumes dedicated to studies on the Caucasus and Armenia, religion, culture, history and folklore of various nations. The museum is a large research center and organizes literary events and performances dedicated to the brilliant writer Tumanyan. Cultural events and exhibitions are organized as well.

Price of Admission:
Foreign Citizens: 500 AMD
Armenian Citizens: 500 AMD
Children: 500 AMD

Contacts:

Tel: (+374 10) 581271, 560021
Address: 40 Moskovyan Str., Yerevan, ARMENIA

Updated: 11:07 October 25, 2006