Dear visitors! Please note, that the Dmanisi Museum-Reserve is seasonally closed. It will open its door on May 15, 2017.
Tuesday–Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
CLOSED on Monday, and official holidays
School Children: 0.5GEL
Children (under 6): Free
Friends of Museum (become a member): Free
Free to: ICOM members, museum employees, people with limited abilities, internally displaced persons (IDPs), socially unprotected persons.
Note: visitors receiving special benefits or free admission privileges should present relevant documents
Up to 10 persons: 25GEL
School children groups: 10GEL
Guide service is offered in Georgian, English, German, and Russian languages.
Recommendation and Regulations
- The last entrance tickets are sold 30 minutes prior the end of working day. Visitors should leave exhibition halls 10 minutes before the museum closes.
- Children (under 12) should be accompanied by parents or authorized persons
- Parents, teachers, nurses, and group supervisors are responsible for children's actions
- Running, smoking, and excessive noise prohibited in the museum. Parents are asked not to carry small children on their shoulders.
- Eating and drinking allowed only in the cafe or the yard terrace of the museum
- Each member of the group should stay nearby the authorized supervisor
- Copying artworks in exhibition hall without authorization from the museum administration is prohibited
- Visitors must keep their tickets until the end of the visit
- The following items are prohibited in any part (social or exhibition) of the Georgian National Museum: chemical and toxic substances; firearms and weapons; food and plastic bottles; sharp, overweight, or oversized items; other artworks, artwork reproductions, or casts; scooters, skateboards, or bicycles; pets and animals.
Patara Dmanisi Village, Dmanisi district, Georgia
Tel: + (995 32) 299 80 22
Fax: +(995 32) 298 21 33
Get closer to science and visit the Dmanisi Museum-Reserve, 85 km to the southwest of Tbilisi-a unique place featuring stunning discoveries that are rewriting human history and transforming our view of human evolution. Recent finds in Dmanisi represent the oldest evidence of humans discovered outside of Africa, dating back 1.8 million years.
Comprising both the ruins of a medieval city and the prehistoric archaeological site, visitors can enjoy guided tours of the picturesque fortress and ruins that cover the ancient deposits, and watch archaeologists excavate new discoveries.
The Site Interpretation Centre opened at Dmanisi Museum-Reserve in October of 2009.