The building itself is a masterpiece, I liked the structure and location. Inside there are thousands of manuscripts gathered meticulously from different cultures in different historical periods. Superb, shortly said.
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Simply a must see place in Yerevan if you visit here. Shows you how ancient and rich history Armenia has. Huge collection of manuscripts and books here.
This is a Museum with thousands of manuscripts dedicated to the Armenian Alphabet and its creator who has a huge statue here ( Mesrod Mashtots ) . Precious manuscripts with Iluminuras , in Silver covers or ivory covers . Our guide ( Hasmin ) was...More
Every guidebook said this was a highlight of Yerevan. Unfortunately I have studied paleography and I'm used to the resources of Cambridge University Library, the British Library and Bibliotheque Nationale. This is three rooms. Some stunning manuscripts, and give the Matenadaran its due, some great...More
Worth visit. We spent around 1.5 hrs there along with our English guide who was very knowledgeable. This is a must see.
Honestly I thought I would be bored after 15 minutes but that was not the case. A guided tour is highly recommended. Each display held interest and a good deal of history. Very well presented.
This as to be among my favorite museums! Definitely pay for a guide or else you will lose a lot. Te stories of the manuscripts were amazing and I was saddened to hear so many were destroyed in time. Te museum is a humbling experience...More
These ancient books and documents show the immensity of Armenias cultural legacy. Take an audio guide but beware the static - and go on a trip through an ancient world the formation of the armenian alphabet and the cultural influences from around the globe which...More