Folk Art Museum in Dilijan
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Address: 1 Getapnya Str., Dilijan
Working days: Tuesday-Sunday
Working hours: 11:00-18:00, Sunday: 11:00-16:00
In 1979 in Dilijan branch of the folk art museum was opened. The house was built in 1896. It belonged to the famous public person, chairity monger princess Mariam Tumanyan. The establishment was opened on initiative of the latter resident of the house Hovhannes Sharambeyan.
The collection is constantly being enriched by purchase and donations from armenians living abroad. The museum has great contribution in development and propaganda of traditional crafts in Dilijan. Sometimes the exhibitions are hold only in Armenia but in foreign countries as well. Inthe exhibitions temporary works and samples from the museum’s funds are also represented. The unique samples have been displayed in many countries - Italy, France, Belgium, Portugal, Greece, Germany, India, Norway, Yemen,