Open Air Museum of Ethnography, Tbilisi

#3 of 25 in Museums in Tbilisi
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
More than 8,000 tools, textiles, and household items come to life in a traditional countryside setting at Open Air Museum of Ethnography. Spread across 52 hectares (128 acres) of hilly terrain, this museum features over 70 houses representing 14 ethnographic regions, including Abkhazia, Khevsureti, and Ossetia. In addition to displays of typical architectural style and objects, you'll also absorb the atmosphere of a traditional home and immerse yourself in legends and stories of Georgia if you take a guided tour. From this location you can also get great views of the city and the hills below. Work out when and for how long to visit Open Air Museum of Ethnography and other Tbilisi attractions using our handy Tbilisi online journey planner.
Create an itinerary including Open Air Museum of Ethnography
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Open Air Museum of Ethnography reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
375 reviews
  • A few old buildings, which were not bad. I liked seeing the way people lived but many of them were locked up, not a great cultural experience.  more »
  • A little of all Georgia in one place. Houses that were brought from all around Georgia with their specificities and a guide inside to explain you everithing in Eng / Rus or Kartuli obvious. Near...  more »
  • Nicely presented old homes, with a guide in some of them to tell you about them. (Their English is good enough to recite the facts but not always to understand questions!) Could do with a few more direction arrows to keep you in the right paths. It only costs L5 so it's very affordable.
  • Third of museum is not operating. A lot of cool places are closed, abandoned, full of dust. It is a cool place, but... We were bored and disappointed. Still this place has a potential
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance