January 4th, 2015

Museums of Armenia – its rich cultural heritage


FindYourStampsValue.com got to know that in 2014 on December 30th, two stamps dedicated to the theme “Culture. Museums of Armenia. The Dzitoghtsyans’ House-Museum in Gyumri” have been put into circulation.

Dzitoghtsyan House-Museum is a museum in Gyumri, Armenia. It was founded in 1984 in the Dzitoghtsyan family house, dating back to the 19th century. The museum exhibits elements of the daily urban life of Gyumri, as well as the local cultural and architectural characteristics of the city.

The famous house of Dzitoghtsyan family was built in 1872 by 4 brothers who migrated from the Western Armenian village of Dzitogh, to the city of Alexandropol. It is built with the famous red tuff stone of Shirak.

The house-museum, exhibits a collection of the Alexandropol social life characteristics, from the 19th century up to the 1920s. It also features the cultural, architectural and religious aspects of the city.

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