About Sights – Signagi Museum

Signagi Museum, in the town of Signagi (Georgian: სიღნაღი) in Georgia’s easternmost region of Kakheti, was established in 1947 and contains exhibits providing glimpses of daily life in Eastern Georgia from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

Signagi Museum Interior

The Museum’s ethnographic collection contains five thousand artifacts, including textiles, copper and wooden domestic items, agricultural instruments, materials relating to viticulture, goldsmith works, and musical instruments. The museum periodically exhibits different parts of its collection.

Exhibit at the Signagi Museum

On the Museum’s second floor, visitors can find a permanent exhibition of the renowned Georgian self-taught artist Niko Pirosmani (Niko Pirosmanashvili) (Georgian: ნიკო ფიროსმანი). Pirosmani was born in the village of Mirzaani in Kakheti and the region is reflected in the early period of his artistic career.

Pirosmani Painting

How to get there:

Minibus from ‘Samgori’ metro station in Tbilisi – every odd hour 7 am – 5 pm, the last one leaving at 6 pm. Travel time is 1.5 hours. Allow enough time in your visit to explore the picturesque town and enjoy its incredible panoramic views of the Alazani Valley and Greater Caucasus mountains.

Signagi

Signagi

Museum Information:

Address: 1, Tamar Mepe str., 4100, Signagi.

The Museum is open Tuesday – Sunday 10:00 am – 17:00 pm. CLOSED on Mondays, and official holidays.

At the time of writing, the entrance fee is 3 GEL for adults and 0.5 GEL for children (free for children under 6 years). A guided tour for up to 10 people is 25 GEL (Georgian, English, German, and Russian languages).

Georgia About recommends a visit to Signagi Museum

Georgia About recommends a visit to Signagi Museum

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