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National Museum of Iran

Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
672061-6
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Fascinating artefacts from all eras of Iran's history

This museum is thoroughly worth the visit if you wish to make sense of the sweep of Iran's history... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Peter K
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Sydney, Australia
Oldest stone tools?

Great examples of Cyrus and Darius stuff including pieces from Persepolis. Usual sequences from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lindsay M
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This museum proudly celebrates the rich heritage of Iran with a spectacular collection of sculptures, ceramics and seals that date back to the 4th and 5th centuries BC.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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672061-6
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum is thoroughly worth the visit if you wish to make sense of the sweep of Iran's history over 6, 7 or 8 thousand years. Very select items, very well presented and curated make a visit a must if this is the beginning of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great examples of Cyrus and Darius stuff including pieces from Persepolis. Usual sequences from pottery to metal etc but great stuff. Upstairs has Neolithic stuff including flints going back to 10000BC.

Thank Lindsay M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

National museum of Iran is a place that gives you a great view of what has happened in Iran during last thousand years and even before this.You will be surprised by the art and delicacy of ancient Persians in the formation of statues,symbols,dishes,instruments and reliefs...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an interesting place to visit to get a sense of the long history of humanity in and around what is now modern Iran. Several beautiful artifacts were on display and the various rooms were not full of things to see, which meant you...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The old building must be visited which starts from thousands of years ago.the first animation of the world which belongs to about 5000 years ago & many other amazing things to see exist there.Dont miss it.The metro station is very close to this place &...More

Thank Mohammad N
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

It is awesome to visit some Iranian historical pieces at Iran national museum but belonged to louvre and exposed periodically at Tehran & later in other cities of Iran. Take the occasion to visit absolutely three parts of The same national museums or; Prehistoric; historic...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

The first thing I should tell you is that by going to this place you can understand about Iran's history generally. It has beautiful antiquities that are an exponential of Iran's culture.And a magnificent building.

1  Thank liliarahmani2004
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

I visited there at 2018,may.I really like the ancient museum of iran,i think there was better than Islamic museum of Iran.after visiting 2 museum i went to the resturant that located in museum outside buildings and then i went to shoping .at the gift shop...More

Thank zara30may
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We went with a guide who was good with history and he explained the period of Iran's history and gave the context to the exhibits which made the visit very interesting. Another group of my friends when without a guide and they found it very...More

Thank DSSG08
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

First of all, the building is master piece, inspired from Tagh-e Bostan architecture. There are articles from prehistory till Sasani dynasty, till Islam. Object from Islamic era are kept in a separate building nearby.

Thank Mahssa
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