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Islamic Revolution & Holy Defense Museum

Sarv St. | Haqqani exp. Vanak square, Tehran 1538650801, Iran
+98 21 8865 7026
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Bewildering and Superbly Interesting

A trip to Iran often involves endlessly relishing in Persian art and refinement in cities such as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mbaas
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Singapore
Well worth visiting to understand the other side

The war was a brutal 8 year ordeal that was sparked by Saddam's invasion of southern Iran, backed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
HarrowAbroad
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London, United Kingdom
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Sarv St. | Haqqani exp. Vanak square, Tehran 1538650801, Iran
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A trip to Iran often involves endlessly relishing in Persian art and refinement in cities such as Kashan, Isfahan and Shiraz, but Iran's more contemporary history is one characterized by strife, revolution and war. This museum provides the Iranian context and interpretation of an era...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The war was a brutal 8 year ordeal that was sparked by Saddam's invasion of southern Iran, backed by most western nations. This was the biggest land conflict since WW2. This museum is beautifully done, gives you an idea of how the Iranian 'us against...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2018

fascinating look into the war between Iran and Iraq, a defining element of much of modern Iran and its mistrust of the west.

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Reviewed November 13, 2017

Presently surprised with the museum. While the museum tells the stories of bravery, suffering and attributions of the Iranian people in their defence against the external aggressor, Saddam Hussein which is basically and fundamentally true, it also displays the Iranian creativity in exhibiting a beautiful...More

1  Thank LaoHero
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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Really interesting place. It contains a lot of real things related to holy defense and a lot of military equipment. I believe it is a best museum in Tehran.

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Fantastic museum. My favourite military museums previously were in Moscow, but this one is newer and therefore uses great modern technology to illustrate everything. Super explanations of the war and the way the West wrongly reported it.

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

The war between Iran and Iraq was one of the important part of our history after revolution.I was a student in that time so I can remember those day very good.The first time I visited this museum I really can feel the days full of...More

Thank Sahar B
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

a good place for military fans !!! lots of things you did`nt know about iran/iraq war and you can buy some books (ofcourse, if you can read Farsi !!!)

Thank maazvar
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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

The museum is so cool. I did not think it could be so good but I enjoyed it when I visited it. It makes you sad but it is a strong point cause they could really make the museum in way that you can feel...More

3  Thank HeliaTeh-IranTour
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Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Before going there, I tought that this museum would be one of the most boring museums which I have ever visited in my life, but now I should say that it was one of the bests, actually. Why? Perhaps only because of the modern technologies...More

2  Thank Sam K
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