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Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

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Address: Mikayil Useynov, 28 | The Seaside Boulevard, Baku 1001, Azerbaijan
Phone Number:
+994 12 497 20 16
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum was established in 1967. It was the first...

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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A very good collection on three floors of a building that is an architectural achievement. Good interactive content as well as live carpetmaking.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very good collection on three floors of a building that is an architectural achievement. Good interactive content as well as live carpetmaking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting museum I love the carpets showing there There is a woman showing how a carpets are made. And she made one in front of us.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From a distance this looks like a pipeline. It's only when you get up close and look from certain angles that you really see how impressive this structure is. I also loved the fact that the carpets went the full length of this tubular building. The day I went it was free but is worth a little cost just to... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

As a carpet collector for more than 35 years, I always visit carpet musums if I have the opportunity. This is absolutely the best carpet museums of all carpets museums I have visited. Lots of information about carpets and textiles and also a huge Collection of beautiful carpets over many floors. One can also look at how carpets are made.... More 

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Antalya, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

I had amazing time inside the museum with traditional art of carpets with different techniques and motives.

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Omer, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

this is a first rate museum. make sure you leave yourself enough time to see it. We had a lovely guide who added information-but there are explanations in English everywhere. ULtra modern and interesting

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

We went not in this museum because the entry was 7 manat per person which was too much for us. So only go there if you are really interested in carpets..😋

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

This unique, stunning building designed like a rolled carpet, silver with traditional designs in soft golden brown on the outside and stark white inside to best show its fabulous display of richly coloured carpets over three floors on the curved walls, is a must-see for both the architecture and the carpets. The signage is excellent - all you need to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Very much enjoyed a short visit here - have all the carpets I need, but just spending time talking with the folks I learned a lot about the technique for weaving and the rationale for some of the patterns. Interesting

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

The Carpet Museum is housed in a stylish carpet shaped building in a park by the waterfront, and with an excellent view of the city skyline. Displays inside are imaginatively displayed and there's plenty of natural lighting. The building architecture makes it a very good display venue for seeing the wealth of the craft. There are also displays of carpet... More 

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