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Address: Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
Phone Number: 672061-6
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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This museum proudly celebrates the rich heritage of Iran with a spectacular...

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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beautifull collection

Lots of authentic pieces from one of the oldest civilisations of the world are to be seen in this museum. Two story museum with lots of remnants from the Darius dynasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2015
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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

they have a prehistoric collection not to miss, also the details from Persepolis. has 3 floors and its clean.

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Wesley Chapel, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

To be fair, my trip to the National Museum of Iran may have been hindered by our guide. She was eager to inform us about everything in the building, which prevented us from skipping over the things we were less interested in (like 100's of early stone tools and clay pots). These things were actually very cool, there were just... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

we visited the Islamic section which was mostly just a lot of pottery from different ages. It's well presented but lacks English signage. Each section cost 150,000rls

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

There are many many old treasures in that place. It's not the best for children like nut my older, 12years old liked it. There is a salt man there that it pretty amazing.

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Lots of authentic pieces from one of the oldest civilisations of the world are to be seen in this museum. Two story museum with lots of remnants from the Darius dynasty.

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

If you don't have time to visit all around Iran and just want to visit Tehran, or you are interested to old and ancient history just go to the National museum of Iran, there you can go through history from 4000-5000 years ago, definitely worth to visit.

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

It shows Iran land history from stone age till sasanian period in one building n Islamic period in another building (I didn't see Islamic period museum yet, it's reopened recently) You can see all this times in one touch if u don't have time to go all ancient parts of Iran. Its arch shape entrance is in memory of Iranians... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

some very interesting things on display including wall art taken from Persepolis, museum in traditional architecture building, good museum shop located behind the building

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The artifacts of millennia of Iranian history can be seen here. It is a perfect place to begin your visit to Iran and its history.

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Konstanz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

A great collection of ancient artifacts - definitely worth seeing, especially if you won't have the chance to go to Persepolis. You can get a sense of Persian history for a minimal price.

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