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National Museum of Iran

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Historic and Interesting

This is a very beautiful and historic complex consists of several buildings. This gate is the... read more

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Los Angeles, California
Good place to see after you visited major attractions

It is a good place to know more about Iran history. Worth visiting if you have seen other nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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This museum proudly celebrates the rich heritage of Iran with a spectacular collection of sculptures, ceramics and seals that date back to the 4th and 5th centuries BC.
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Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a very beautiful and historic complex consists of several buildings. This gate is the entrance to the national garden. It has beautiful Iranian architecture elements. You can also walk from here to Moghadam Museum. For more photos of Tehran and Iran you may...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank marodint
Reviewed 3 days ago

Tehran and its magnificent "National Museum of Iran"! A must see at any visit to Tehran! The museum is formed by two complexes: 1) the "Museum of Ancient Iran" (opened in 1937); and 2) the "Museum of the Islamic Era" (opened in 1972). Both complexes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a good place to know more about Iran history. Worth visiting if you have seen other nice place before: bazaars, Darband, Tabiat bridge, Melat tower, Golestan palace.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vlasap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we did only Islam museum part, so it was a little disappointing as there was no attention catching objects. All things are ancient, beautiful, but as you go out nothing is left in your head. I would miss it if I were next time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Egle_Lithuania_33
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Small but informative museum about the history of Iran. You can get compact knowledge about Iran before you start a tour in Iran. It may take 1-1/2 hours to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank blackcat55
Reviewed 7 December 2018

didn't expect to see erotic artworks in Iran! Probably 'cause this museum is visited mainly by foreigners? What ever the reason may be: it's very clean, ordered and interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mariano S
Reviewed 27 November 2018

It isn't the best national museum by any measure but to be fair, most of their collections were pillaged by France and the UK and are in the Louvre and British Museums respectively. I still recommend that you go and pay the $2 and walk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank benheredonethat
Reviewed 13 November 2018

I think it is important to visit this very nice museum before visiting the different sites in Iran. this place allows you to spot the different eras and evolution of Persia. this museum is very interesting and helped us later in our visits. do not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

If you are going to Persepolis then this is well worth a visit. This has some of the original items from the great ruins of Persepolis

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David-A-NZ
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I like museums but this was something else. We had been to Persepolis a few days earlier, so seeing all the 350BC artefacts and parts of friezes and statues brought it all to life. Amazing that there were such advanced civilization, so long ago, humbling...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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