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The National Jewelry Treasury

Ferdowsi Avenue | Central Bank of I.R. Iran, Tehran 11369, Iran
+98 21 6446 3785
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Wasn't worth the very long waiting lines

We visited this place during a visit last year in late March. We had to wait hours in line, once... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BIJAN D
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Unique in the world

This museum is unbelievable. The visit of Tehran will not be completed without this museum. İt is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mustafakesim
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Istanbul, Turkey
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A 200-year-old precious stone-encrusted throne, jewels from all over the world, a gem-studded 1869 globe, the world’s largest pink diamond and other mind-boggling pieces make up the unusual collection at this historic museum.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“precious stones” (48 reviews)
“central bank” (44 reviews)
“pink diamond” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Ferdowsi Avenue | Central Bank of I.R. Iran, Tehran 11369, Iran
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+98 21 6446 3785
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this place during a visit last year in late March. We had to wait hours in line, once to get at the entrance, then to leave our personal belongings before the security. The collections date from the times when the nation was ruled...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is unbelievable. The visit of Tehran will not be completed without this museum. İt is not possible to see this quantity of jewels in any other museum of the world.

Thank mustafakesim
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Exceptional collection of rare pieces of art with thousands and thousands of gems. Exhibition in a rather crowded safe room you reach through tree consecutive security checks. No pictures allowed. Not for claustrofobic people.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The superb crowns and sheer volume of jewels are impressive but the waiting system to get in looked like hidden camera, the jewels are very badly lit and badly presented and in fact many jewels are really ugly, with amateuristic settings. A Cartier client would...More

Thank Jurgen B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

four line ups await you in this compulsory stop. Fortunately they are all quite fast and not too much time is wasted, but nontheless, allow at least one idle hour to pass all the security checks, metal detectors, bags surrender etc. Obviously the jewels are...More

Thank lucaviMilan_Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jewelry Museum is the huge safeguard, full of impressive jewelry, Sea of Light diamond, royal crowns, peacock throne, pearl pearls and other wonderful jewels.

Thank azadeh_raha
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These jewellers is one of must see places that u have to visit many times. But as they are keepping in a big safebox in bank ,be sue a bout working hours. U need to spend at least 1 hour inside that safe box😁

Thank gol p
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this museum on a group tour. It was especially busy when we went, so there was a lot of queueing, but it kept moving, and in fact they stayed open later than usual to accommodate more visitors. The collection itself is fascinating. As...More

Thank Andrea J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is not only a national treasure a human legacy. Great jewels combined with absolute art make this one the best and most amazing jewelry museum of the world.some unique jems such as kuh noor and tajma make this one so unique that only comparable...More

Thank Farid N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The displayed gems are so magnificent,various types of gemstones and jewelry.swords,daggers,crowns all ornated by hundreds of treasuresss! Once belonged to kings and royal members of iran.the place is small though.(like a big safe).cameras and cellphones r not allowed.

Thank Shiva-Mah
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SL27
March 25, 2018|
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Response from BehrouzMaleki | Reviewed this property |
At the reception or security desk
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b0r00jerdi
February 11, 2018|
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Response from aizatshukor | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Its more of a bank rather than a full scale museum. Even the full scale Museums in Iran are rather manual than rest of the world.
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Farrokh H
October 9, 2017|
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Response from Lovetravel02 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember having to show ID sorry, but sounds like it would be a good idea to take it.
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