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Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

Mikayil Useynov, 28 | The Seaside Boulevard, Baku 1001, Azerbaijan
+994 12 497 20 16
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The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum was established in 1967. It was the first specialised museum of carpets in the world. The exhibition includes three floors: 1st floor: Development of Azerbaijan carpet and its role in traditions. 2nd floor: Azerbaijani carpetweaving schools. 3rd floor: Carpetweaving of the contemporary period
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mikayil Useynov, 28 | The Seaside Boulevard, Baku 1001, Azerbaijan
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"three floors"
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"live demonstrations"
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"shaped building"
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"gift shop is"
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"on display"
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"interesting building"
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"different eras"
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"showing how"
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"audio guide"
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"the ground floor"
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"visit this place"
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"entrance fee"
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"take pictures"
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"caspian sea"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit even for those that are not carpet freaks... Azerbaijan is one if the most important nation and areas for carpet history so out was interesting to see and learn about it

Thank Snake6
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Inexpensive admission and handicap accessible, but you can’t carry a large purse or bag into the museum (they provide free lockers for your purse/backpack) nor can you wear a jacket in (they provide a coat check). There is one set of toilets on the main...More

Thank Martha F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What makes our visit interesting is our great guide Yildiz. She is very informative and pleasant. After buying the tickets, we buy extra ticket for guidance 8 manat. We visited all 3 floors of the museum, watch how to make carpets. Many stories behind every...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love carpets. We bought 4 of them at a rug shop in old town. We visited the museum at the end of our trip (note that the museum is closed on Mondays). We hired an official private tour guide (for about 5 dollars) at...More

Thank Irma P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very modern miseum. If you are interested in carpets, you can lean all about different types that are vowen in Auerbaijan. Entrance fee is 7 menat per adults.

Thank Hoda M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to spend some time. Quite, beautiful and historic. High security system. Better to leave your bag packs back in the car or outside as they open and check it. Also, you cannot take photos inside.

Thank Nikita S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although carpets have never been a particular interest of mine, I found my visit to the Carpet Museum in Baku to be fascinating. In addition to a beautifully displayed array of carpets, there were several operating looms that allow visitors to gain an appreciation for...More

Thank DPK-NY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is a modern beautiful structure shaped like a carpet. It has three floors with different types of carpet from different eras and varied parts of the country. Some of them depict old stories. I definitely suggest this place. The gift shop though is...More

Thank Golzari
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely museum which u can get through within an 1-1:30mins. Beautiful carpets with very interesting videos on how the carpets were created. Don’t waste your money on the audio guide. It’s not very good, it almost reads what’s on the display, and the different speakers...More

Thank W A
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

I found this museum attractive,i am not a big fan of carpets though.it is worth seeing once,the building the way of decorating and sorting all types of rugs carpets and...is nice.one can find out the real art and history behind those woven patterns.

Thank Shiva-Mah
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November 21, 2017|
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Response from TamoTravels | Reviewed this property |
It's 7 Azeri Manats as of November 2017. It is definitely NOT for free as some people wrote here. There is one more exhibition there, and if you want to visit that one as well, then the total price is 10 manats. Hope this... More
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