On July 9, at 19:00, a lecture will be held in Government Building No. 2 (former building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs): "Wedding dress: from a green-red to a white wedding." The lecture will be delivered by cultural anthropologist, candidate of historical sciences Gayane Shagoyan, leading researcher at the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography. During her lecture, cultural anthropologist Gayane Shagoyan will touch upon the  Armenian wedding rituals of preparing and dressing the newly we [...]

Starting from July 1, the History Museum of Armenia will present an exhibition entitled “Fragments of identity: Costume”, where you can see costume sets selected from the collection of the History Museum of Armenia, separate parts of costumes, accessories, and  archival photographs, some of them displayed for the first time. This collection provides an opportunity to have a comprehensive idea about the colourful and amazing tradition of Armenian clothing. They reveal not only a close connection [...]

Meeting the International Day of Children's Protection, the History Museum of Armenia will hold an event entitled  "Exhibits Tell. Let's Create Together" jointly with the students of Youth Homes of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and the Armenian General Benevolent Union. Within the framework of the project, the students will share their creative experience with the children who will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the secrets of Armenian sculpture, miniature, woodwork, painting, [...]

On the initiative of the History Museum of Armenia, on April 22, at 15:00, a lecture entitled "Van Self-Defense Battles, their Role and Significance" dedicated to the 106th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide will be organized at the Artists’ Union of Armenia. Hamo Sukiasyan, senior researcher of the HMA Department of the New and Modern History, candidate of sciences (History) and assistant professor, will deliver a lecture. Admission is free. Address: Yerevan, 16 Abovyan.

Dear visitors, The History Museum of Armenia is closed because of the ongoing construction work in the museum. Due to the epidemic and martial law all educational and cultural events will be postponed or will be held remotely. We ask for your apology and suggest you to follow us online. May there be peace and health in our country.

Dear visitors, We are glad to inform you that on August 20, after a long break, the History Museum of Armenia started its work. For your safe visits under the conditions of the pandemic, we urge you to follow the instructions of the RA commandant decision N 253 Wear a mask throughout your visit to the Museum. Pass the obligatory temperature measurement, and disinfect your hands with an alcohol-based disinfectant. Maintain a social distance of at least 1.5 meters inside the Museum. If possible, b [...]

At the History Museum of Armenia today, on August 18 2020,  the Minister of Education, Culture and Sport Arayik Harutyunyan introduced David Poghosyan, appointed director of the History Museum of Armenia as a result of a competition, to the staff of the Museum. The Minister thanked the former director Grigor Grigoryan for his activities and congratulated the newly-appointed director. To the Minister’s question connected with the current activities of the Museum, Grigor Grigoryan presented the en [...]

The TourStat agency has ranked the History Museum of Armenia in Yerevan among top 10 CIS history and culture museums for visits, virtual tours and exhibitions The top ten also features the State History Museum in Moscow, Belarus National History Museum and Nesvizh National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve in Belarus, the National Museum of Kazakhstan in Nur-Sultan, National History Museum of Azerbaijan in Baku, as well as National History Museums of Uzbekistan, Moldova and Tajikistan. The [...]


About the solemn meeting of the conference dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the History Museum of Armenia (THE HISTORY MUSEUM OF ARMENIA - 100. Museum and today's challenges) On September 9, 2019, a solemn meeting of the conference dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the History Museum of Armenia took place at the Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts "Matenadaran". Representatives of prestigious museums abroad participated in the event. in particular partn [...]