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“Great little museum”
Review of Water Museum

Water Museum
Ranked #7 of 30 things to do in Yazd
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Reviewed May 17, 2013

After seeing several overrated and overpriced sights in Yazd, this was very refreshing. The entrance fee of the museum is very low and there is actually something to see. There are photo's and exhibits about the traditional qanats, the underground water canals that used to bring water to the city, and the people that maintained them. All photo's and exhibits are in persian and english and it explains very well how this system worked. The museum is housed inside a traditional Qajar house much like other traditional houses in the city that you have to pay 10 times more to see, without any exhibits.

Thank Dennis M
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Reviewed May 1, 2013

Not much to see in there.
A 150 years old house, with 2 levels below ground.
Items and pictures related to the underground canaling system of Yazd.
You can see equivalents in other places of Yazd.
Not so much to see. Go there if you have interest in water history.

Thank PapaVoyages
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

1. it is an old house that has been used for this museum .
2. it is near the AMIRCHAGHMAGH square
3. all devices that have been used in past are shown there.

Thank Shahriar G
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

The Water Museum is interesting with the artifacts and photos showing the history of how Iranians were able to irrigate and bring water into the desert. There are a few rooms of old tools and clothes, with a pictoral history (in English). The museum itself will take only about 20 minutes to see all that it has.

The most interesting thing I experienced at the Water Museum was the entrance courtyard before you walk underground to see the museum: There were about 45 - 50 school girls on a field trip at the museum, sitting and talking with each other. When I walked in (a White American male), all of them stopped for a moment, stared at me with smiles, and began giggling and talking to each other while never moving their gaze from me. I waved and said "Hello", and a few of the children started saying "Hi!" and "Hello!". This in itself was a nice experience.

Thank Christopher D
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Information is good - some is repetitive. Pretty boring really, but still cute to visit. It's nice to support the history of an area by visiting the local museums.

Thank BellaBernard
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