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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

I kept hesitating about whether to visit this museum. I had visions of a dusty, boring display. I think this was the case with the original museum (my guidebook was 16 years out of date!), but this is a new museum developed in conjunction with...More

Thank StephenStocks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely better than the Carpet museum in Teheran.It's worth the money.I think it was 6 manat.You will see a lot.

Thank Andriiiis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right to start I don't want to offend local sentiments but how interesting can a carpet museum get? Interesting building though and apparently you can get a good price on a carpet. Advice I was told is the you need an export license to take...More

Thank PabloSmythe121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are fond of carpets then you'll find these place quite interesting as there are several ages, types of Azerbaijani carpets presented in this museum.

Thank Dmitriy V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting building. Carpets arranged over 3 floors in an elongated tube. Would be especially interesting to someone who likes textiles.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice museum that show you the history of the Azerbaijan people and carpet creating. The museum include 3 floors and you can spend 1-2 hours I found it very interesting and should see it if you visit Baku

Thank Natan Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building resembling a rolled up carpet is where the coolness ends. The 7 manat fee does not allow you to take photos and the staff will make you put the camera in the locker after you go through an airport like security check...basically from...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hadn't realised the long history with Azerbaijan and its carpet making until visiting the carpet museum. Its an easy walk around the building and the carpets are well displayed up on the walls of the museum which is in fact itself carpet shaped. A...More

Thank Henrik B
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

We spent an interesting morning in the museum. The exterior is an amazing design. It's 7 minat person admission and there are lots of attendants to ask questions. These are young girls who speak a certain amount of English and are very helpful. There are...More

Thank Annette
Reviewed June 16, 2017

I did not go inside, as I was told that it was more interesting to visit the Carpet factory, a bit further north from the center. Unfortunately, when I was there, it was closed. The building on the Carpet Museum is quite nice!

Thank Ana L
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