The museum has been established in 1948 is Ashtarak city in P. Proshyan’s (1837-1907) birthplace. Theree exposition halls have been buil adjecent to the house. One of the halls is furnished with private goods of the writer and the other two ones demonstrate the rich materialis concerning rhe life and activity of the writer.
The museum objects have beenmainly acquired by the donation of Proshyan’s heirs. There are more than 2000 memorial and subsidiary objects in the museum now and by these objects visitors get acquainted with the fertile literaty, pedagogical and public activity of the great prose writer. The House-Museum was repaired in 2008, the exposition was also renovated. The great writer’s house which is always overcrowded is the most active cultural center in Ashtarak.
Not only Proshyan’s memory is preserved and his works are propagandizing here, but events based on his works are organized as well, which evoke the historikal period Proshyan lived, his literary and cultural life.
||4 Buiding, Proshyan St., Ashtarak
|| /232/ 332 54
|PRICE FOR EXPLANTATION|
|| 1500 AMD
|PRICE FOR EXPOSITION - 300 AMD|
|EXPOSITION IS OPEN ON|
|| Rest Day
| • For all visitors on last Saturday of each month
| • For museum workers, state official delegations, students of cultural heritage, representatives of international social organizations, members of Artists’ Unions, servicemen, journalists ( it is obligatory to present a document confirming the status )