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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 - 6:00 PM
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Mikayil Useynov, 28 | The Seaside Boulevard, Baku 1001, Azerbaijan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It realy is that what says it is. A building with carpets.. carpets...carpets. Its nice to see but i would suggest to visit this place if you realy dont find anything els to do. Othere than that the structur of the building is great to...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both my friends and I decided that if you missed a visit to the carpet museum,you may as well not have visited Azerbaijan. We took the option of the audio but it will be handy if you can use your own headphones. The ones the...More

1  Thank carinamonk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just saw it from outside as we didn't have time to step inside. You will get good pictures of flame towers from here.

Thank thepeppychic
ahmadheydarov, Управляющий at Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! We will be glad to see you in our Museum :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building of the Museum built in 2014 by the Haidar Aliyev Foundation. Very nice and elegant building. Inside of it you can find a lot of antique carpets from 17th to 20th centuries.

1  Thank Elshan M
ahmadheydarov, Управляющий at Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your response!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building of the museum has the shape of a rolled carpet, construction started in 2008 and was completed in 2014. Carpets and rugs from various regions of Azerbaijan and Iran are displayed on three floors together with some ancient metal and ceramic works. Each...More

2  Thank kilovolt500
ahmadheydarov, Управляющий at Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your response! We will be glad to see you once again :)!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this was a really nice museum highlighting the production of rugs from the sheep, to the shearing, through the dying and weaving. I learned a lot about the different patterns, weaves and uses of different rugs. Spanning three floors, and including some ancient...More

Thank singersmith
ahmadheydarov, Управляющий at Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your response! We will be glad to see you once again :)!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building is creatively designed as is much of the new architecture in Baku.Security procedures are hard core. I felt like I was entering an embassy instead of a carpet museum. The contents of our bags was throughly examined by the entourage of guards. We...More

2  Thank icrysta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is an absolute must see in Baku. The rolled carpet shaped building itself is worth a visit. There is very reasonably priced gift shop on the ground floor. Museum displays, on three floors, are divided into various section like the Pile Carpets, Flat...More

Thank HINAWASEEM
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed this visit and tour very much, but our teenage kids were bored to tears. In addition to the three floors of Azeri carpet history, including dozens of beautiful authentic carpets on display, there was a live demonstration on the ground...More

1  Thank EgyptianDad
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

I have only a passing interest in carpets but enjoyed my second visit here. It was a public holiday so entry was free. Shop had lots of tempting items on offer. Staff were helpful, but had to lock up my camera at reception. Phone camera...More

1  Thank David M
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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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