The museum was founded in 1970 as a museum dedicated to the victory in the World War II (architect R. Israelyan). The plan of the building resembles Hripsime temple simultaneously serving as the pedestal for Mother Armenia statue.The museum has more than 30000 exhibits.

On the first floor materials about Armenian soldiers in the World War II, as well as personal items of Marshal Hovhannes Baghramyan are displayed. In the exhibition hall of the second floor documentary about Artsakh war is displayed: documents, photos, material describing martial activities.

Address-Yerevan, Azatutyan 2
Address Park “Haghtanak”
Tel.25-14-00, 25-06-77