Puppet theatre was founded in 1937. Its collection attracts and positively impresses visitors of all generations.
In 1990 the thatre was robbed and several exhibits are missing now. Since the robbery the theatre closed down but in 2008 with the efforts of Tbilisi City Hall it was reopened and started accepting the viewers.
What is has to offer
Today the theatre hosts a unique collection of puppets : Flamenco dancers, proud Indian chiefs, Jap ladies in silk kimonos, as well as the characters from the Georgian novels and fairy tales. Some of the puppets are clockwork.
The fairy tale world is waiting for the visitors, these tiny creatures will captivate you with their beauty and originality.
Besides the constantly exhibited puppets, other types of interesting exhibitions are often organized in the theatre. It also offers art lessons.
It has a shop situated next to the theatre, which offers a large variety of cloisonné decorations, tapestry and many other interesting items. The purchaised things will remind you of the days spent in Tbilisi.
Every day except Monday
In Summer -11:00am-18:00pm
In Winter - 11:00am-17:00pm
for children- 1 GEL
for adults -3 GEL
Points of Interest
Georgian National Museum Giorgi Leonidze Museum of Literature Mose Toidze House Museum Museum of Fine Arts Museum of Georgian Folk Architecture Museum of Songs and Musical Instruments Museum of Soviet Occupation Simon Janashia Museum State Silk Museum
Anchiskhati Basilica Betania monastery Church of the Red Gospel David Gareja Monastery Gergeti Trinity Church Jvari Monastery Kashveti Church Lower Bethlehem Metekhi Temple Sameba Sioni Cathedral St Davit Ahgmashenebeli Church