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This museum is very unique in Tehran. Honestly, I enjoyed the building much more than the contents at display. The house was built by one of the wealthiest merchants of Qajar era. It was then used as the Egyptian embassy before becoming a cultural center...More
This place used to be the old iranian prime minister & a well known politician family but now is owned by government & changed to museum , but visitors mostly come to see the historical building but the glass arts of the museum are beatiful...More
It has been many place, such house and office of prime minister, bank, embassy, and finally the last empress of Iran turns it to glassware and ceramic museum. Preciouse pieces are kept there and the exhibits decoration is amazing.
We are not great museum people so this is a perfect size collection for us. Set in a gorgeous mansion the items are showcased well in lovely display cases, several steps up from what we have seen since. Its not just the usual bits of...More
You can enjoy watching many fine pieces of glass and ceramic ancient art works while the building is so fascinating itself .The layout of collections and the racks made for them are great.There is a small shop in the entrance where you can buy beautiful...More
This little museum in a lovely house deserves a visit if you are at all interested in the history of ceramics and glass. It shows a wide range of lovely items chosen to show how the skills of Persian craftsmen developed over the centuries.
the museums are great places to know the history and culture. But if the design matches the historic time, it multiplies the pleasure. This museum aka Abgineh Museum is one of the kind. You could feel each period of Iran with your senses. I truly...More
You’ll find fabulous collections of glass and ceramic works. A must-see place for anyone interested in arts. Other than the works in the museum, the building’s architecture and also the surrounding garden are beautiful.