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Worth the visit. Very cool to see the old water irrigation techniques used in the desert. Quite... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2019
Izaac B
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Stanwell Park, New South Wales, Australia
Very interesting and worth visiting

This museum is going to answer to all of your questions regarding the only thing in Iran more... read more

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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

The "Water Museum" tries to give visitors an idea of the various ways, along the centuries, through which Yazd acquired and distributed water - the ancient underground aqueducts, known as "qanat" systems, bringing water from mountain slopes into this desert town. The museum is not so impressive, but it is housed at a mansion built in 1929 by the wealth family of merchant Haj Ali Akbar Kolahduz. This mansion was totally restored and is really beautiful. Two "qanats" are running beneth the mansion at different levels. Just amazing! You can stop at the "Water Museum" on your way to the awesome "Amir Chakmagh" complex in downtown Yazd. Enjoy!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

One of the most beautiful vernacular houses in Yazd, demonstrating eye catching stucco and mirror works which dates back to Qatar dynasty. Museum showcasing the region's ancient aqueduct construction, featuring tools & technology exhibits.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2019

I would say: Yazd water museum is a place that if one who does not know anything about water ducts (Qanats), could get an idea about how Qanats work.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

This was a very interesting museum with a good explanation on the qanat sytem and water supply history of Yazd. Old photos, drawings and itmes tells a fantastic story on how the city secured its water supply for centuries in the middle of the desert.
There is access to old basements and you get a good impression of the water cooling effects and the ability to store food in a cooled room.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

This is a part that you shouldn’t miss, the story of water in desert. Just here you would deeply understand and feel how difficult it was to achieve water here in Yazd to survive and which brilliant ideas people came up with on that time to handle this problem. It’s strongly recommended cause in addition to the story of water here you can visit the architecture of an old house in desert; more than 100 year old house belonged to a merchant named Kolahdooz and today is used as an interesting museum called water museum

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mohammadreza A
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