Museum opening hours: 8AM to 7PM. Open all days

California, USA

Christian Max Museum

for visitors

Tuesday: 11:00-18:00
Wednesday: 11:00-18:00
Thursday: 11:00-18:00
Friday: 11:00-18:00
Saturday: 11:00-18:00
Sunday: 11:00-18:00


Permanent displays

აბრეშუმის გამოფენა

The exhibition presents the complete process of silk making: from silkworm to fabrics

დროებითი გამოფენა- ნიჟარების იდუმალი სამყარო (1)

The exhibition displays a private collection of Valeri Petrov and includes up to 1 000 shells from different oceans and seas all over the world.

You can visit the exhibitions every day, except Monday, during 11:00-18:00

Tickets can be purchased on site.

Adults – 5 GEL
University students – 2 GEL
School students – 2 GEL


Free entrance for – children under the age of 6; museum employees and
members of ICOM; People with special educational needs and socially
vulnerable persons.

Programs for school groups

The Power of Colors

The program is based on the dye collection preserved at the museum. The
participants will see natural and chemical dyes, will talk about primary and secondary
colors, they will create optical bookmarks and in the end, get small booklets as

The program is aimed for the students between 6-15 years.


4 Lives

In scopes of this program the schools get a chance to organise out of
school lesson. They will be introduced to the life cycle of the silk moth and
will join educational and entertaining activities.

The program is aimed for the students between 6-13 years.


Underwater Adventure

The program is based on the seashell collection and consists of theoretical and
practical parts, where students will play a game and create their own collection of

The program is aimed for the students between 6-12 years.


Tsuru from the Homeland of the Sun

The program is about the Great Silk Road and traditional Japanese garment – kimono. In the
theoretical part, the students will be introduced to the different parts of kimono. Afterwards
they will play an educational game and create origami kimonos.

The program is aimed for the students between 11-15 years.


Number of participants – 5-30 students


Prior registration is mandatory for participating in the program.

Contact number: 598 26 06 86; 2 34 09 63

Program price::

Student –  5 ლარი.

Parent – 3 ლარი.

Teacher – Free


School student as a Guide


State Silk Museum continues special educational program called “ School student as a Guide”.

In scopes of the program 10th-11th grade students from #166 and #18 public schools will lead guided tours in the museum for the visitors of their age and provide entertaining and educational activities.

  • The program will take place two times, on the 5th and 12th
  • Only students of 9th-11th grade can take part in the program.
  • Number of participants – 15-20 students
  • Program entry fee – free of charge

Everyone willing to participate should fill in the registration form…/1ervITD3e2vhRIxyq6-mHG52JNSf…/edit
(The museum will contact the selected group)

Silk Museums International Conference


State Silk Museum took part in the international conference in Valencia, Spain on 15th-17th November.

Nino Kuprava, Silk Museum director presented a thesis on the conference called “Sericulture in Georgia and State Silk Museum”.

The conference discussed the historical significance of the Great Silk Road, history of silk museums around the world, present situation and challenges etc. Future collaborative projects were also planned during the conference.

Contact us :

6 Tsabadze st. 0112 Tbilisi, Georgia

(+995 32) 340 963, 340 967, 347 850, +995 598 260 686