35 km away from Batumi, in the village of Chkhutuneti in the Machakhela gorge, there is a historical-ethnographic museum, which has been functioning since June 9, 1984. Zurab Nagervadze, a resident of the village of Zeda Chkhutuneti, is the initiator and founder of the opening of the museum. The museum is located in the three-storey building of the former mosque. It presents a number of exhibits characteristic of the valley and ethnographic items depicting life. Tourists pay special attention to the wood-carved ornament of the XVIII century, which retains its colors despite the passage of many years.
Address: Khelvachauri, village. Upper Chkhutuneti
Contact: (+995) 595 95 86 62
Working hours: every day except weekends, 11: 00-18: 00.
Price: 3 GEL.
How to get there:
Minibus in the direction of Batumi-Mirveti-Lower Chkhutuneti-Upper Chkhutuneti.
Address: Batumi Old Bus Station, Mayakovsky St. №1.