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Different Eras in One Building

Different stories contain different historical era objects. There is a calligraphy and miniature... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Mahssa
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Tehran, Iran
Great little museum

The first of our museum trips in Iran and an impressive little gem of a collection of artefacts... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
ChristineFranklin
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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972 Shariati Street, Tehran 11369, Iran
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Different stories contain different historical era objects. There is a calligraphy and miniature treasure there. If you like history, you find really nice items there even from Hakhamaneshian era. I myself enjoyed the jewelries.

Thank Mahssa
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The first of our museum trips in Iran and an impressive little gem of a collection of artefacts over millennia.

Thank ChristineFranklin
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I strongly recommend this museum to all tourists. There are various antiquities and handwriting before and after Islam. Go there and enjoy your time.

1  Thank Mmostafaei
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This museum showcases objects from Iran's distant past through 19th century calligraphy and gives a general overview of the development of decorative and applied arts throughout Iran's long and storied history. Highlights include the metal and gold objects from the Sassanid Dynasty (about 650 AD)...More

2  Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We travelled with two archeologists and they were in heaven! This place was beautifully presented and contained some beautiful artefacts of their long history.The map of Persia was of great interest to me. A fantastic place to visit.

2  Thank Sue P
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

As a non museum person, this museum has an excellent collection of artifacts from pre Islamic to 19th century. Not a huge selection but beautifully selected. Enough to introduce you to the different stages or history.

2  Thank Eric C
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Great museum with fabulous really old pre-Islamic stuff on top floor. Perfect illumination for excellent photos without reflections. Second floor has lovely Islamic pottery and the least interesting, but still beautiful ground floor has miniatures and calligraphy. I consider this the best museum I've seen...More

1  Thank Charles P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The collection was started by the Shah's wife. Many of the objects came from private collections. This means they do not have exact dates. There are some fantastic pieces from the Achaemenid & Sassanian periods,as well as objects from Luristan. There are also some good...More

Thank Traveller1XX
Reviewed 18 June 2017

this museum is full of very ancient and interesting coins and jewelry from more than 2000 years ago and it is a very special place to see old real coins. the name of Reza Abbasi is just to the memory of Persian great painter and...More

Thank SoranJourney
Reviewed 4 June 2017

There is a whole floor of calligraphy which would suit specialists. Other floors had ancient works of art.

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