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Mikoyan Brothers Museum

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Excellent small museum

We thoroughly recommend visiting this small museum if in the Haghpat/Alaverdi area of Armenia as it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike J
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
Impressive story

As part of my 3 day, hiking-oriented stay in Alaverdi, I also visited Mokiyan Brothers Museum. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bram d
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Genuinely something completely different! We see influences of the Soviet Union on our travels through Armenia, but it is part of Armenia’s history that is rarely talked about and often ignored. The Soviet Union left its mark with the concrete tower...more
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Mikoyan St. | Sanahin, Alaverdi, Armenia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly recommend visiting this small museum if in the Haghpat/Alaverdi area of Armenia as it houses details of two Armenian brothers who hit the big time in the Soviet Union. One brother rose up the political ladder and spent 60 years in the politburo...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As part of my 3 day, hiking-oriented stay in Alaverdi, I also visited Mokiyan Brothers Museum. Very well-curated and looked after, the museum tells the impressive life story of two “village boys” who became highly influential people in the USSR. The musem’s staff is very...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018

This small, cute museum tells the story about the Mikoyan Brothers. Its an interesting story. The personell are kind, most helpful and speak well English. The museum is easy to combine with a visit ot the Sanahin

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Reviewed 26 August 2018

The museum is focused on the Armenian Mikoyan brothers (a soviet leader and an aerospace engineer). Their history is a means to go through the soviet time, including dark times and bright spots. The feelings of Armenians in these times are not neglected. The museum...More

Thank Tomas O
Lena K, Manager at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Dear Tomas, Thank you for you kind words. We are very happy that you liked the presentation way at the museum.

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Very friendly guided tour and very interesting! Can't miss it, if you want to know more about the relation between the Soviet Union and Armenia.

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Lena K, Manager at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for your visit and review.

Reviewed 19 August 2018

The museum is really well-organized and the guide speaks a very good English and has an excellent historical knowledge about the Mikoyan brothers and the Soviet Union period. In particular I found really unique the way in which the contradictions and the problems during the...More

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Lena K, Manager at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Dear Dario, Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you liked how the story is being told in our museum-we present the facts in a historical context from objective point of view.

Reviewed 11 August 2018

We had a day to spare while we stayed in Tblisi so we decided to ride our motorycles to the museum. Fantastic little place with English speaking guides who knew their stuff and provided a fresh angle from an Armenian point of view on events...More

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Lena K, Manager at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Dear Mark, Thank you very much for you visit and review. We are very happy, that you liked our museum.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Perfect and stunning exhibition of the Mikoyan Brothers -a perfect Guiding with two perfect speaking English girls in a little village in Armenia-it was a pleasure to listen and get Knowing of the Armenian history Thanks a lot 5 guys on a bike from Germany...More

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Lena K, Manager at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Dear guests, Thank you for your kind words. It was a great pleasure to meet such enthusiastic and knowledgeable people like you.

Reviewed 25 July 2018

From the moment you come across a Mig 21 perched incongruously on the side of a gorge next to a UNESCO-listed monastery you just know it's going to be different. English speaking guides who know the family tell the amazing story of two bothers from...More

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Lena K, Manager at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for your visit and interest in our museum. We are very happy, that you liked it.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

I have never been able to listen to a guide until I got to this gem of a museum. So informative and great. This is a few hours spend greatly to hear of Some of the heroes of our planet.

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Lena K, Manager at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Dear guest, thank you for your review.

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