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National Museum of Iran

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Historic and Interesting

This is a very beautiful and historic complex consists of several buildings. This gate is the... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
marodint
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Los Angeles, California
Good place to see after you visited major attractions

It is a good place to know more about Iran history. Worth visiting if you have seen other nice... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
vlasap
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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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.
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Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum takes you through history of Iran from more than 2500 years. It shows all the different times, but it could do with display simulation.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Amjad K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the museum with my mother. We went by metro and the location is very pretty. Gives you an idea about old school Tehran. The museum was not bad. I think it would have been a lot more interesting if it were interactive.... it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sahar79
Reviewed February 3, 2019

First of all, I must confess that I am not a fan of museums but as an Iranian, I had to visit the National Museum once. The national museum of Iran in Tehran is in a very nice and old district and street (Si-e-Tir) so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AmirDoosti
Reviewed January 24, 2019

I visited the National Museum and Islamic Museum in this complex. well, the islamic museum offers a big collection of altars, ceramics, cooper works and etc from several dynasties in Iran during Islamic era. it worth to visit if you are interested in such stuff...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

This is a very beautiful and historic complex consists of several buildings. This gate is the entrance to the national garden. It has beautiful Iranian architecture elements. You can also walk from here to Moghadam Museum. For more photos of Tehran and Iran you may...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank marodint
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Tehran and its magnificent "National Museum of Iran"! A must see at any visit to Tehran! The museum is formed by two complexes: 1) the "Museum of Ancient Iran" (opened in 1937); and 2) the "Museum of the Islamic Era" (opened in 1972). Both complexes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

It is a good place to know more about Iran history. Worth visiting if you have seen other nice place before: bazaars, Darband, Tabiat bridge, Melat tower, Golestan palace.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vlasap
Reviewed December 18, 2018

we did only Islam museum part, so it was a little disappointing as there was no attention catching objects. All things are ancient, beautiful, but as you go out nothing is left in your head. I would miss it if I were next time.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Small but informative museum about the history of Iran. You can get compact knowledge about Iran before you start a tour in Iran. It may take 1-1/2 hours to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

didn't expect to see erotic artworks in Iran! Probably 'cause this museum is visited mainly by foreigners? What ever the reason may be: it's very clean, ordered and interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
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