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Represented the Persian Empire is a decent way

Persian Empire was superbly large and significant, this Museum just barely represent its might. May... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
aizatshukor
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This museum is not only a full of ancient artifacts from ancient Persia,but a masterpiece of architecture inspired but p

The building is located near several other historical sights and building,designed by André Godard... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
ROOZBEHKH
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Tehran, Iran
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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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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Persian Empire was superbly large and significant, this Museum just barely represent its might. May be most of them are located else where like in Russia, Turkey, France, Britain and USA. Please visit both the Archaeology and Islamic parts. Both showcase Iran's long history. There...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

The building is located near several other historical sights and building,designed by André Godard ,french architect who was the director of museum for almost 35 years.I recommend spending sometime before the visit to learn about the history and artifact ,because there is little chance you...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

You are at the right place you have to be if you are visiting Tehran for the first time.here you can find all the history and art happened in Iran since paleolithic period before history until the Islamic periods. The most important thing you should...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The museum is nice, though quite old fashioned in its presentation way. We asked at the ticket office if there were guided tours available in English and they said yes. Inside there were no guided tours available and they never heard of such thing. We...More

Thank Line H
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.

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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

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