The spacious strict building is stylized to fit old Georgian architecture. Before, it was the building of the Caucasian Museum (from 1825). The museum is a unique depositary of Caucasian culture artifacts. The museum's gem – the Gold Fund contains the finds of excavations on Trialeti barrow (the 2 nd century BC). Golden and silver vessels, ceramics are collected in the fund. The gold cup decorated with jewels and a geometrical pattern gained popularity all over the world. The museum collection contains jewelry of the 5 th – 4 th centuries BC, numerous coins and weapons of Near East countries, handicraftsmen products - fabrics, carpets, clothes, magnificent woodcarving.