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National Museum of Iran

Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
672061-6
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Nothing much - EXCEPT for souvenir

The museum is huge. Unfortunately not many things are inside the museum unlike so many national... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
taufeqabdullah
Make the time to go here

There are 2 parts to this Museum and its a good idea ro make 2 visits because there is a lot to... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
themudgeerambler
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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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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 7 June 2017

The museum is huge. Unfortunately not many things are inside the museum unlike so many national museums that I have been to in a few countries. So basically you are paying to see the museum ceiling and four walls. Other than that are old coins...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

There are 2 parts to this Museum and its a good idea ro make 2 visits because there is a lot to take in. The ain part of the Museum contains an excellent collection antiquities that are worth a slow browse. Unfortunately, as is the...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is an educational museum in chronological order. Many exhibits would already have been seen in other museums. However the Persepolis staircase is worth seeing.

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This museum is located near National Garden where you can relax and enjoy the peaceful area and see some nice architecture. The building of national museum is designed by a french architect named Godar. I recommend to visit inside the museum if you are interested...More

Thank HeliaTeh-IranTour
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is called the National Museum of Iran and one would assume it represents the best of cultural heritage a county has to offer. However, all other museums in Tehran seem to have more to offer than this one - Islamic Museum just next door,...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is not a large museum, but worth 1.5 hrs visit for the wide range of objects. There are well preserved pieces from Elaminite period as well as some stone work from Persepholis. There is also a wide collection of rhytons, ancient drinking containers. Have...More

Thank J0anned568
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

enjoyed it a lot, a good over view before or at the end of your ravel around Iran, interesting pieces, also good to visit with children

Thank Sonja P
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

The lower floor is more interesting as it's more about Iran/Persia the upper floor is more about stone age etc. Which you can see in many museums. Funny was that the clerk who is selling the entrance tickets was away so the let us visit...More

Thank Graido
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

One of the first places I visited in Iran and it proved to be a wonderful introduction to Iranian history and the sites seen later in Persepolis etc.

Thank jane_9758
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

i was disappointed from outside the building looks like interesting to visit inside there is 2 stories the visit starts on second one except if you are an addict of paleolythique time you should avoid it the first floor can be better if you have...More

Thank ksarman
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