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Salt man of Iran? A full body ?

One of the oldest full body prince of ancient times of Iran is kept in this museum. If can be a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hananeh H
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The unique museum

You can find very unique salt mummies around the world in this museum with all fragments like... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Sahand S
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Zanjan, Taleghani St., Zanjan 45196, Iran
+98 24 3333 4717
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the oldest full body prince of ancient times of Iran is kept in this museum. If can be a good and enough reason for visiting this place aside from all of the other amazing historical collections. I recommend it!

Thank Hananeh H
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

You can find very unique salt mummies around the world in this museum with all fragments like fabrics, leathers, and mining tools, back to between 2500 and 800 years ago.

Thank Sahand S
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Salt men museum is basically Zolfaghari building located in Zeynabiyeh St which was turned into museum.There are collections of pottery ware, glass ware , textiles and 3 salt men ; miners who died in salt mine downfall and their bodies were mummified with salt.You can...More

Thank BitaN3
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

A place to learn and enjoy. Actually they don’t let people to take pictures from saltmen but they are historical. Like something that lost in history, something that lost in a history full of incredible stories and facts. Anyway, I really suggest there.

1  Thank Mohammadsaleh A
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We visited as a couple and had the best time. The place is located in the heart of zanjan. All the descriptions are attached to the artifacts. I recommend visiting it. The mummies are a bit creepy but worth taking a look.

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

it is very special museum and I really enjoyed, they was lived 3000 years ago but they have clotes and they body are safe maybe because of the salt.

Thank Jjaison494
Reviewed 30 April 2018

A salt mine in Zanjan brought men to our world with a hackneyed journey and took us to the last world. they came to our world from the past 1700-2800 years ago to introduce us to our part of life, and in this way, with...More

Thank amirhossein f
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Very interesting museum. Body of miners of rock salt dead on the spot and naturally mummified by salt.

Thank v v
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The archeological museum of Zandjan is situated in a nice Qajar-sytle mansion on the main square of Zandjan. Apart from a few smaller halls displaying the archeological finds around Zandjan, there is a special room dedicated to some mumified persons found deep down in a...More

1  Thank Markus U
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Imagine, 5000 years later, someone buy a ticket to visit you. It is awesome. This museum is suitable for someone that wants to travel in time.

Thank EhsanGhasrfakhri
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