The Batumi Ilia Chavchavadze State Drama Theatre locates a Museum named after Gaioz (Kukuri) Gogiberidze, People’s Artist of Georgia. The museum preserves the exhibits reflecting the creative activities of the theatre, archive materials, photo-video-audio records, personal records of the theatre staff, rehearsal and performance diaries, programs, posters, booklets and albums.
In 1990s the museum of the Batumi Ilia Chavchavadze State Drama Theatre was headed by a famous Georgian actor, People’s Artist of Georgia Gaioz Gogiberidze. He conducted fruitful work for the search and restoration of the materials depicting the theatre life and activities.
In 2005 the museum of the Batumi Drama Theatre was named after Gaioz Gogiberidze.
The exhibits and archive materials depicting the theatre activities are available for the scholars and persons interested in the history of the theatre. The mentioned materials have often become the sources for the important researches, monographs and books.
The museum of the Batumi Drama Theatre is not a repository depicting only the history of the theatre. It is also a hosting place for regular creative shows, meeting and exhibitions.