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Reza Abbasi Museum

If you want to see something valuable while your stay in Tehran, you can go to Shariati street and... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Babak S
Just wonderful

A small museum that needs more time than the bog ones, as the works of art you'll see here are... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

If you want to see something valuable while your stay in Tehran, you can go to Shariati street and visit Reza Abbasi museum where you will find a unique collection of Persian art dating back to the second millennium BC, from the pre-Islamic era. good...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 27, 2019

A small museum that needs more time than the bog ones, as the works of art you'll see here are little masterpieces, full of details you need time to enjoy. In our top10 of Iran for sure.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Different stories contain different historical era objects. There is a calligraphy and miniature treasure there. If you like history, you find really nice items there even from Hakhamaneshian era. I myself enjoyed the jewelries.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

The first of our museum trips in Iran and an impressive little gem of a collection of artefacts over millennia.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I strongly recommend this museum to all tourists. There are various antiquities and handwriting before and after Islam. Go there and enjoy your time.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mmostafaei
Reviewed November 9, 2017

This museum showcases objects from Iran's distant past through 19th century calligraphy and gives a general overview of the development of decorative and applied arts throughout Iran's long and storied history. Highlights include the metal and gold objects from the Sassanid Dynasty (about 650 AD)...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank bobca1947
Reviewed November 5, 2017

We travelled with two archeologists and they were in heaven! This place was beautifully presented and contained some beautiful artefacts of their long history.The map of Persia was of great interest to me. A fantastic place to visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Sue P
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

As a non museum person, this museum has an excellent collection of artifacts from pre Islamic to 19th century. Not a huge selection but beautifully selected. Enough to introduce you to the different stages or history.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Eric C
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Great museum with fabulous really old pre-Islamic stuff on top floor. Perfect illumination for excellent photos without reflections. Second floor has lovely Islamic pottery and the least interesting, but still beautiful ground floor has miniatures and calligraphy. I consider this the best museum I've seen...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Charles P
Reviewed July 12, 2017

The collection was started by the Shah's wife. Many of the objects came from private collections. This means they do not have exact dates. There are some fantastic pieces from the Achaemenid & Sassanian periods,as well as objects from Luristan. There are also some good...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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