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Salt men Museum

Zanjan, Taleghani St., Zanjan 45196, Iran
+98 24 3333 4717
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Salt men Museum

A salt mine in Zanjan brought men to our world with a hackneyed journey and took us to the last... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
amirhossein f
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Tehran, Iran
Very interesting museum

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

Reviewed 16 October 2017
v v
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Tabriz, Iran
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Zanjan, Taleghani St., Zanjan 45196, Iran
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+98 24 3333 4717
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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
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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

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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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Reviewed 7 July 2017

The museum is signposted on the street as "archaeology museum" but is labelled as the salt man museum on some maps due to the mummified salt miners' bodies who died in various mining accidents throughout different periods. Definitely worth a look, not just for the...More

Thank Janice_Iran2014
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

One of the unique ancient mummies in the world. In this museum you can visit the salt mammies that they are finded in the Douzlakh salt mine with 70km distance from the Zanjan city.

Thank Sahand S
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

We were the only people in the museum when we arrived. Everything is pretty self explanatory but when we got there the receptionist sent for an English speaking guide. She was wonderful and pointed out things we might have missed. She also told us that...More

Thank scrabo
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

The museum has some archeological pieces from places in the Zanjan province. It is a good visite if you are interested in archeology. At the end there is a room where some of the salt mummys are displayed and where you can find information about....More

Thank LouenStephan
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

do not miss them at all.they are unique in the world.there are many other ancient things in the museum some of them date back to 7 to 5 thousand years ago.

Thank amirhassan1974
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

If near Sanandaj this is a must see. The human remains on display in cabinets have so well preserved in the salt

Thank Margie C
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