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Reza Abbasi Museum

972 Shariati Street, Tehran, Iran
(21) 863003
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Ranked #4 of 40 Attractions in Tehran
Type: Museums
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Tehran, Iran
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The building is terrible but the treasures of Persian culture are all there. Do not judge the book with it's cover

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Exceptional museum providing a complete review of Iranian art. The Loristan bronzes were as memorable as those in the Archeology museum. The room or miniatures was remarkable and unique in Tehran. The calligraphy collection and Islamicottery were also excellent. Everything was well displayed with English titles.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

You can find a brief review of Persian art history there. Apart from the ancient handicrafts that may be interesting for you, I highly recommend visiting historical paintings that showcase Tazhib, Tasheer, Iranian Miniature, etc etc. The name of the museum itself is chosen after a giant Iranian miniaturist living 500 yrs ago.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This museum is spectular! It is small and extremely well presented. The Lorestan bronzes and gold are superb. The Islamic pottery is beautiful. The staff friendly and helpful. There is also a large calligraphy section which may interest some (not me).

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

maybe you can tell it was the best museum.it has three sections and the last one contains many objects from ancient Persia.many bowls,spoons and dishes from 2 thousand years ago and you still wonder because they are very modern.the second floor contains stuff from Islamic period and the begging of abstract art and the stuff have a very nice and... More 

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Tehran, Iran
15 reviews 15 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This museum is good for those who do not have too much time and want to get an inspiration from the Persian art and culture. The pre-Islamic and Islamic collections contains invaluable items that are not even depicted in the National museum of Iran. The museum shop also have nice objects. Some shops near the museum also sell Iranian souvenirs... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Don't you have time to visit Archaeological Museum? Don't worry! Reza Abbasy is a small version of that museum with exquisite items on display. What I like about it is the selected items in smaller number, but having a lot to say. the quality of the items are exemplary and mind-blowing. Contemporary artists' exhibitions are also allowed here from time... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

loved this museum and i think it's a must see and also missed by alot of people as it's not near any other attraction. i would say definitely make time and visit this place. also check out the visitor shop, it's got some lovely things

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Tehran, Iran
14 reviews 14 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Reza Abbasi unique artwork will surely fascinated art lovers. Iranian art is very different, and when you understand it, so it'll be close. Love, beauty, simplicity, yet the greatness of Persian art is the profile of the museum.

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Top Contributor
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

First of all finding parking place was very difficult therefore I highly recommend to go there with public transportation. Second as I use a discount card I am not sure about the entrance fee but in Iran its usually less than one dollar which is nothing to discuss. The museum is small and I spent about one hour to visit... More 

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