The Union of Tbilisi Municipal Museums” was founded on July 29, 2016 (Tbilisi Municipal Government Decree N 30.02.651) which includes 9 independent museums in a single institution. Most of the museums have operated for many years and protected Georgian cultural and historical heritage.
- Ilia Chavchavadze Tbilisi Literary-Memorial Museum
- Nikoloz Baratashvili Memorial House-Museum
- Zakaria Paliashvili Memorial House-Museum
- Mikheil Javakhishvili Memorial House-Museum
- Galaktion Tabidze Memorial House-Museum
- Vakhtang Chabukiani Memorial House-Museum
- Merab Kostava Memorial House-Museum
- Kote & Soso Tseretelis House-Museum
- The Dolls Museum
The goals of the Union of Tbilisi Municipal Museums are:
Immortalize the names of Ilia Chavchavadze, Zakaria Paliashvili, Nikoloz Baratashvili, Mikheil Javakhishvili, Galaktion Tabidze, Vakhtang Chabukiani and Kote and Soso Tsereteli;
Collect, record, protect, examine scientifically materials about life and work of Ilia Chavchavadze, Zakaria Paliashvili, Nikoloz Baratashvili, Mikheil Javakhishvili, Galaktion Tabidze, Vakhtang Chabukiani and Kote and Soso Tsereteli; ensure their exposure; carry out educational work;
Promote dolls art: in Georgia and abroad collect and protect widespread, highly valued dolls, mechanical toys, folk art samples, new models, and publish the results of the study;
At all structural units of the Union of Museums, registered memorial objects and valuable exhibits will be a base to form the core fund, which is part of the country museum foundation.
Conduct permanent enriching various fund; receive collections and things from state institutions, public organizations, as well as from individuals as a donation or purchase them.
Carry out scientific work on materials housed at the Museums and on this basis prepare to publish scientific articles, reports, catalogs, exhibition guides and brochures;
Arrange permanent expositions and moving exhibitions inside and outside the country; ensure their re-exhibition periodically. In accordance to the goals of the Union of Museums for 2017, the Union will complete institutional forming; design new display concepts and prepare new expositions; work out unified display strategy, prepare information base and scientific ways etc.