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Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

Mikayil Useynov, 28 | The Seaside Boulevard, Baku 1001, Azerbaijan
+994 12 497 20 16
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The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum was established in 1967. It was the first specialised museum of carpets in the world. The exhibition includes three floors: 1st floor: Development of Azerbaijan carpet and its role in traditions. 2nd floor: Azerbaijani carpetweaving schools. 3rd floor: Carpetweaving of the contemporary period
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  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Mikayil Useynov, 28 | The Seaside Boulevard, Baku 1001, Azerbaijan
+994 12 497 20 16
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the museum and found it unique in nature which represent the Azerbaijan carpet industry and found a lot of ladies doing the art of making hand carpets .the product carpets are high quality carpets ,it resembles the Persian carpets exactly .

Thank Khalid M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all the building that houses these carpets is in the shape of a carpet fold...there is a never ending collection of carpets from Azerbaijan and regions and also from other places. Amazing weaving and designs, it was compulsory ladies art to be learnt...More

Thank Sparkie09
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very modern and beautiful museum. The country has a long history of weaving. It is a great art. The building is interesting in itself, very well located.

Thank KathrinSinger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was sceptical about going to a carpet museum. This was a really enjoyable visit. Unique and interesting building that looks like a rolled up carpet. Inside the exhibitions are colourful, informative and very engaging. Entrance includes a guide who is helpful and very entertaining...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend to visit this place. The building is already very interesting because it has the form of a folded carpet. Inside there are a lot of carpets of the different regions with lot of interesting explications also concerning the way of life of people...More

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of reasons to visit the Carpet Museum . From its location you will have a great view of the Flame towers and may walk in the Baku Boulevard along Caspian Sea . But you have also the astonishing Building in the...More

1  Thank Ilzo A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It shows a good story about history of carpet. But It don't show a good image about carpet art, now.

Thank Saeed K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exterior Architecture is fantastic. The museum has 3 floors with carpets if you are a lover for carpets visit this place

2  Thank v v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I guess that many (many) tourists would rate this highly. Regrettably I lost interest very quickly with the boring comentary.

Thank DavidB027
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 floors full of Azeri carpets, the ones from the 60's are the most interesting to my opinion. They combine the handcrafted carpets with Soviet propaganda. There's a glass floor, but don't walk on it, the museum guards will go crazy, so don't put a...More

1  Thank RobertLeunis
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