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National Museum of Iran

Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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History of Iran

This museum is a best place for getting familiar with the background of Iran from pre-historic to... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Ali J
Yazd Province, Iran
amazing place for history buffs

this place holds great deal of ancient artifacts from the early Islamic era in Iran ,from old books... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Fatemeh M
Tehran, Iran
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“stone age” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This museum is a best place for getting familiar with the background of Iran from pre-historic to historic times. It's a first step for starting through the civilization of Iran.

1  Thank Ali J
Reviewed 17 August 2017

this place holds great deal of ancient artifacts from the early Islamic era in Iran ,from old books ,clothes , paintings to 1000 year old doors and tiles and marble alter. it worth the visit and the street behind the museum is also fun place...More

Thank Fatemeh M
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I recommend to go on a guided tour or at least have some background info on their Persian history. Otherwise, you'd be lost as I was. I had to ask my friend about every little. The artifacts such as king darius statue, and burial tombs....More

Thank snbs96
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Worth the visit with interesting exhibits. The Islamic museum next door had an impressive collection as well. Well worth it

Thank GratefulTrvler
Reviewed 13 August 2017

this museum is the best choice for some who love history. i loved the ceramics part. if u can find some one who knows about them as well to explain for u.it would be great, also in the main street which it placed into.. there...More

Thank Solmaz H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

As others have noted, pottery lovers rejoice, but this place does not boast fancy vitrines nor good lighting, so the Persepolis exhibit is really the prime reason to visit and pay a solid entry fee.

Thank Cineasta
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The Ancient Iran Museum (pre islamic part, 300000Rs) is well organized, has good explanation in english and it's very interesting. The islamic part (200 000 Rs) has a good brochure but lacks information for english speakers. The finds and exposed objects are not so exciting.

Thank giuliawilla
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The museum has 2 parts both of which are worth visiting. The Archeological Museum has collections dating back to the Paleolithic era. There are also a number of fascinating artefacts from Persepolis & Susa. There is also the Museum of the Islamic Era which has...More

Thank Traveller1XX
Reviewed 12 July 2017

If you are interested in history so it would be a good place for you to see archaeological discovered objects from 5000 BC. This place is just wonderful!

Thank Hananeh H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

this place hold historical things of iran history till Islamic era. it has many parts from perspolis and all around Iran,this museum is located at imam khomeyni(known as tupkhune sq.) and can be reached by Imam khomeini subway,

Thank siavashqm
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