The museum is situated on a hill near the Turtle lake in a recreational area. It is the only open air museum in Tbilisi portraying everyday lifestyle of Georgians through the centuries, mostly from the rural areas of Georgia. The museum features 70 unique houses and thrift buildings characteristic from 14 ethnographic zones of Georgia, along with 8000 household devices and samples of craft exposed in the museum area. The museum was founded in 1966 by the famous Georgian ethnographer Giorgi Chitaia. During the summer months, it hosts various festivals and traditional craft demonstrations in the open air.
City area/address: Vake District, 25, M. Berdzenishvili Str. (Turtle Lake Road).
Working hours: Tuesday–Sunday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.