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Extraordinary museum, bad cafe

The museum is really worth visiting, the carpet are wonderful!! Don’t visit the café, there is no... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brunico, Italy
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For carpet lovers

Great exhibition of carpets, needing though a lot of tlc, as the first floor was closed and the... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing museum but you need a good guide like we had who will explain all the carpets to you. This then turns into a truly delightful experience. The collection of carpets is priceless with some going back hundreds of years. I understand...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is really worth visiting, the carpet are wonderful!! Don’t visit the café, there is no coffee, the service is very slow and the prices are far to high.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

Great exhibition of carpets, needing though a lot of tlc, as the first floor was closed and the lights could be improved as well as the explanations given the countries rich heritage.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

It's original, colorful, full of art, historic, amazing, great, excellent place representing persian traditions and culture. I really enjoyed visiting the beautiful masterpieces !

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank safadan
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

Iran is well known for carpets. This museum was founded in 1977 by the Queen of Iran, HRH Farah Pahlavi. It was intended to be a research center for carpets but the revolution took place a year later and the museum with its main purpose...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019

For the first you need an experienced guide, we was a group of more than 15 people and our guide was "Meysam Emami". he knows how to explain everything for you. I really recommend him to my friends. I think everyone from every nation most...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank pedram96
Reviewed February 16, 2019

if you are really interested in Iranian Carpet never lose this awesome Museum , which is a combination of arts and Iranian culture .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank khatoongasht
Reviewed February 6, 2019

i'm fan of iranian carpet. i do recommend this place to know about different types of iranian carpets and also enjoy watching colorful beautiful carpets from different decades

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank martintarveler
Reviewed January 16, 2019

If Persian carpets are among your main interests while visiting Iran, you certainly came to the very right place! Persian carpets are in the back of our minds since we were children! Who does not remember the stories of Aladdin and his flying carpet?The "Carpet...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed January 7, 2019

My friends and I visited Carpet Museum of Iran on Thursday, December 27, 2018. It took us about two hours touring this one-floor museum. We really had fun there. The oldest carpet was about four centuries old.

Date of experience: December 2018
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April 20, 2017|
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Response from Keighobad E | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you may ask taxi driver to take you to Laleh Park ( or say in Farsi that " Man mikha ham be Park_e Laleh beravam"). When you are in Laleh Park, you may ask anyone about Carpet Museum (or say in Farsi: Man mikha ham... More
February 1, 2017|
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Response from BardiaSaeedi | Reviewed this property |
I assume that when the term Persian carpet was coined, Iran was known as Persia. However, you can use both Iranian carpets and Persian carpets, they both refer to the same thing. Persian just sounds more 'exotic'.
February 23, 2015|
Response from Len P | Reviewed this property |
Well you can read information until the cows come home IF that floats your boat .All the technical and historical stuff is on the web or in the library . However IF you want the general interesting information you go to one... More