This museum is in fact two museums in one. It is set in the former mansion of Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev, one of the most remarkable persons in the history of Azerbaijan. Taghiyev was an oil baron who devoted his life and his wealth to his country. The first floor of the museum illustrates the rich and colorful history of Azerbaijan while on the second floor visitors can see the rooms once belonging to and inhabited by Taghiyev and his family. An unforgettable experience for all who are interested in learning more about Azerbaijan!