Borjomi Museum of Local History

Housed in the former Romanov offices, this diverse collection includes the first-ever bottle of Borjomi mineral water (1890) and other displays on the waters, plus china and glass from the Romanov palace, sizeable exhibits of stuffed wildlife and Soviet historical paintings.

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