The Museum of State Academic Theatre after Shota Rustaveli stores all documents and materials related to the history and development of the academic theater. The museum was opened in 1932 thanks to the collected materials of Ia Kantariya and with the support of Alexander Akhmeteli.
The museum of the Shota Rustaveli Theater stores photographs and documents about the actors of the theater, including personal things and manuscripts. Sketches, old posters, and programs are also presented in the museum. There is a library at the museum.
The museum is named after Shota Rustaveli, an outstanding Georgian poet of the XII century. His contribution to the culture is invaluable. The Theater Institute, the Institute of Georgian Literature, streets in Tbilisi and other cities are named after Shota Rustaveli.