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Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts

53, Mashots Av | Yerevan, Yerevan, Armenia
+374 10 562578
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53, Mashots Av | Yerevan, Yerevan, Armenia
+374 10 562578
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Reviewed yesterday

Although a certified heathen or Pagan, take your pick, the actual numbers of bibles in this museum is pretty mind-boggling. As with most things in Armenia, the credits are in Armenian, Russian and English. Don't miss the third floor. My wife spent a bunch of...More

Thank rtrock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The please is very beautiful and full of details but it was closed during my visit because of Christmas and new year, hopefully I will visit it and go inside on my next trip to Armenia.

Thank AlSuwaidi_R7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully displayed manuscripts in nicely renovated museum- well worth the visit. Tour guides are very knowledgeable.

Thank 44lga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Matenadaran is a must-see museum if you love ancient texts, maps, and religious artifacts. They have over 2,000 well-preserved texts in Armenian, Aramaic, Greek, Persian, and other languages. I was blown away by the condition of these ancient items! They really have stood the...More

Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll advice to all visitors to Armenia visit Matenadaran, where they could find outstanding collection of the ancient manuscripts dealing not only with Armenian history but also Armenian highland, neighboring nations and countries. I am sure they could touch the history there. It is just...More

Thank gagike
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice place for visit with friends, they have a lot of manuscripts and it's looks very good. i didn't knew that this region is so rich with heritage

Thank 찬웅 박
Reviewed 16 December 2017

As i remember its 3 or four steps to review all the place in this museum, you could miss very greet place if you don't attend this nice place, the expert could help you about photos and all.

Thank Royal2017
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Good place for knowing the history of Armenia! we have 2 hours enjoing this place) Nice view outside) Recommended!

Thank mickfuerra
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

You have to visit the museum in Yerevan with a tour guide. I was really impressed . Avoid the crowd hours.

Thank mariatasop
Reviewed 9 November 2017

If you're a nerd for old manuscripts and religious books, like me, this place is like heaven. I really enjoyed gazing at all the wonderful miniatures and different calligraphies and languages. The collection isn't huge, but it's definitely beautiful and nicely presented. Entrance fee is...More

Thank BraveJane
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26 October 2015|
Response from ABW27 | Reviewed this property |
According to the museum's Web site, no, it is not open on Sundays. "The Matenadaran works every day besides Sundays, Mondays and holidays, from 10.00 to 17.00 " See here: double-yu-double-yu-double-yu DOT matenadaran DOT... More