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Oldest stone tools?

Great examples of Cyrus and Darius stuff including pieces from Persepolis. Usual sequences from... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Lindsay M
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Treasure of masterpieces ,Needs to be touched more!

National museum of Iran is a place that gives you a great view of what has happened in Iran during... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Farideh M
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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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672061-6
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Since many years this museum has been my favorite place. The museum old building is a magnificent architectural structure itself. The new building which was built and added after the revolution is nice but not a piece of art like the old one. You can...More

Thank navidsah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a very must-visit place for all types of tastes. you can see the most ancient stuff since Palaeolithic up to Islamic time. gripping models of ancient Shush, first simple houses and even early humans. strongly recommended. As soon as u can, go visit these priceless...More

Thank Saeedeh A
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This museum is thoroughly worth the visit if you wish to make sense of the sweep of Iran's history over 6, 7 or 8 thousand years. Very select items, very well presented and curated make a visit a must if this is the beginning of...More

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Great examples of Cyrus and Darius stuff including pieces from Persepolis. Usual sequences from pottery to metal etc but great stuff. Upstairs has Neolithic stuff including flints going back to 10000BC.

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 23 June 2018

National museum of Iran is a place that gives you a great view of what has happened in Iran during last thousand years and even before this.You will be surprised by the art and delicacy of ancient Persians in the formation of statues,symbols,dishes,instruments and reliefs...More

Thank Farideh M
Reviewed 14 June 2018

This was an interesting place to visit to get a sense of the long history of humanity in and around what is now modern Iran. Several beautiful artifacts were on display and the various rooms were not full of things to see, which meant you...More

1  Thank R0hanL
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The old building must be visited which starts from thousands of years ago.the first animation of the world which belongs to about 5000 years ago & many other amazing things to see exist there.Dont miss it.The metro station is very close to this place &...More

Thank Mohammad N
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

It is awesome to visit some Iranian historical pieces at Iran national museum but belonged to louvre and exposed periodically at Tehran & later in other cities of Iran. Take the occasion to visit absolutely three parts of The same national museums or; Prehistoric; historic...More

Thank NoushinIranTourGuide
Reviewed 7 June 2018

The first thing I should tell you is that by going to this place you can understand about Iran's history generally. It has beautiful antiquities that are an exponential of Iran's culture.And a magnificent building.

1  Thank liliarahmani2004
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I visited there at 2018,may.I really like the ancient museum of iran,i think there was better than Islamic museum of Iran.after visiting 2 museum i went to the resturant that located in museum outside buildings and then i went to shoping .at the gift shop...More

Thank zara30may
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