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Museum of torture by former regime

If you are in this kind of stuff (secret police, interrogation, torture, repression, jails, etc... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Jindřich A
Brno, Czech Republic
An old hoosegow

I found this place interesting for Iranians because it can help them learn more about their history... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Tehran, Iran
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Ebrat Musuem has founded in 2002. This Musuem promotes useful knowledge about political prisoners and Anti Sabotage Joint Committee of Mohammad Reza Shah through excellence in Scholarly Research, Publication, Cultural products and Translation. To...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
11 Martyr Yarjani St | Imam Khomeini Sq, Tehran 11369, Iran
+98 21 6672 2096
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

I found this place interesting for Iranians because it can help them learn more about their history but I don't think it's a must-see for foreign tourists.

Thank SamK3227
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

It is a real prison where people died. The exhibition is very interesting and scary. English speaking guide is available.

Thank sharabanov_s
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Very interesting. Take a photo with camera is prohibited but you may use phone. All guide was also prisoners. Absolutely amazing.

Thank martinj386
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I was very impressed, they preserved their history very well. Turn SAVAK (secrete police of Shah of Iran) torture cell into Museum. Must must visit if you are in Tehran

Thank shahpoto
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Dont bother if you have any sensitivities. ....stumbled across it by accident. A window into mans inhumanity.

2  Thank Phil B
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This museum provides a useful contrast between the ancient and modern history of Iran, and also an interesting challenge to typical western propaganda against the Iranian state. There's a very detailed account of the torture inflicted by the (US backed) previous regime against anyone who...More

1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Touring the cells where prisoners were kept, reading records of their lives and the forms of torture they were subjected to makes for a ghastly experience. Photo walls of victims are particularly harrowing.

Thank Callum_Mcqueen
Reviewed 25 March 2017

At least you need 2 hours for visiting here, a your leader join you whether you want are do not want, cells are awful and sad, this museum try to show bad behavior of Shah guards with prisoners, of course this prison was open years...More

Thank Babak H
Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you are in this kind of stuff (secret police, interrogation, torture, repression, jails, etc.) you should definitely visit this place. Also visit it if you are interested in knowing more about SAVAK and former regime, but be aware main purpose of this museum is...More

Thank Jindřich A
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This prison and live stories are interesting for especially young people who didn't know the revolution and years before. It gives a very simplistic version maybe and no reaction on current situations. Still this is an interesting experience. Talk with the guides! We discovered also...More

Thank Martijn D
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