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The Geological Museum and Art Gallery of Dilijan

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It is better to call Art museum!

Still wondering why it is called geological museum, in any case this tiny museum has stunning art... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Gayane H
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Yerevan, Armenia
An unexpected and wonderful Museum, very modern and light, with fascinating exhibits

A better name would be "The Ethnographic and Archaeological Museum and Art Gallery" now that the... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
BCH1H2
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Aug 13, 2018
“It is better to call Art museum!”
Aug 31, 2017
“An unexpected and wonderful Museum, very modern and light, with fascinating exhibits”
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Myasnikyan Str 28, Dilijan 3906, Armenia
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Still wondering why it is called geological museum, in any case this tiny museum has stunning art pieces which will transform your stay in Dilijan. In case you have time, don't skip it: colors and shapes will astonish you. Just visit, and you will not...More

Thank Gayane H
Reviewed 31 August 2017

A better name would be "The Ethnographic and Archaeological Museum and Art Gallery" now that the basement is open. The paintings and sculptures are well worth seeing, with a surprising spread from across Europe and from across the centuries. The basement has fascinating selection of...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

I was amazed with the collection - it has Ivan Aivazovsky, Edgar Chahine, Jean Carzou and other big names on display. If you are an art lover you have to visit the place. If you have some extra time in Dilijan, do visit. The basement...More

Thank GurgenA2
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Museum itself is nice but there is no geological part. We saw just gallery which was nice, but you can't spend there so much time. We didn't have any guide which was not the best idea because I think it would have been better and...More

Thank Jana B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The geological section is still closed, but the art gallery is open. The staff was very friendly and spoke some French (but no English). The art gallery is a selection of good Armenian and Russian art, with a few paintings from the Old Flemish school...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

We visited in November 2015 and were disappointed the geology exhibit is closed until 2016. The art exhibits are open and they are very enjoyable. The staff is extremely nice, if a bit bored, and were very happy to chat with us foreigners. I hope...More

Thank patrickmeyer
Reviewed 3 September 2015

The museum relocated to new premises and while the art exhibits had been transferred the new building the museum exhibits transfer had not been completed. There is a very pleasant gallery on 2 floors and the guide who gave us a tour of the exhibits...More

Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Unexpected jewel into a small town as Dilijian. Many painting of several artist (included a masterpiece of Carpaccio if i don't get wrong). Enjoy the painting and sculptures of this small museum. Don't lose the chance to join the precious help of official guide (miss...More

Thank MrLik
Reviewed 19 June 2015

It is indeed worth a visit, but if you ask directions to the geological museum in any language, no-one will know what you mean. It surprised staff there on my visit when they discovered what its official name in English is. Just ask for the...More

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

This is a small museum which I finished the visit in 45 minutes. The nice receptionist (he might be the manager of the museum) showed me to start the visit from the second floor where displayed Armenian knitting. They were nice piece but I was...More

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