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It is such place of history - you will see items dating back to 5000 BC... which you would not... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Francis C
A Must See in Tehran

Calligraphy, textiles, carvings, coins and all manner of wonderful treasures are to be seen here... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Sarah v
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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
Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

It is such place of history - you will see items dating back to 5000 BC... which you would not think you could see here. I enjoyed the pieces from Persepolis - which really showcase the history of this country. There are two levels -...More

Thank Francis C
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Calligraphy, textiles, carvings, coins and all manner of wonderful treasures are to be seen here. The archaeological museum is next door, and it, too, is filled with amazing treasures representing the magnificent history of Iran.

Thank Sarah v
Reviewed 16 November 2017

The National Museum of Iran is a collection of treasures of historical and prehistoric works of Iran, located in Tehran. The museum consists of two separate buildings called the Museum of Ancient Iran with the opening date of 1318. The National Museum is currently displaying...More

Thank villano7iran
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This museum is also known as the Archaeology Museum. It has an incredible display of Persian antiquities, art and artifacts from Iran's long past. Tools thought to have been made by Neanderthals, figures from the Achaemenid Empire, bronzes, carvings, pre-historical pottery and artifacts from Susa...More

Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 9 November 2017

In this museum, you can find anything from all over Iran from different eras. Many special things waiting for you here.

Thank Pouria76
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

It is near Eman Khomeini Metro Station. It ran out of English brochure when I was there and no English guide or audio listening guide available as well. There were two floors of exhibit and ground floor was the most interesting. I personally find that...More

Thank Cedric L
Reviewed 19 October 2017

National Museum of Iran is a amazing place to view Iran and Iranian history. Very fantastic collection and it is a Most See before you die.

Thank AlirezaSalehi52
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The National Museum is a "must" for any one interested in the history of Iran from pre-historic times. The microliths, clay potteries, bronze artifacts, stone sculptures, and the cuneiform inscriptions of Cyrus the Great and items from the Sassanian times brings the visitor face to...More

Thank Prosenjit1944
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Again, I thought this might be a rather ordinary experience but was completely surprised by the depth, structure and span of the artefacts on display. I could have spent the day here had I known and I'll be going back when I next visit. A...More

Thank Jaqui L
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

You can see beautiful historical peaces from thousands years ago such as some parts of Persepolis wall, and some older pottery, and statues . It is a absolutely must see. It is a great idea to see this muslin the morning then have lunch then...More

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