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A good start for a tour in Iran

Small but informative museum about the history of Iran. You can get compact knowledge about Iran... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
blackcat55
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Ankara
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didn't expect to see erotic artworks in Iran! Probably 'cause this museum is visited mainly by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mariano S
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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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we did only Islam museum part, so it was a little disappointing as there was no attention catching objects. All things are ancient, beautiful, but as you go out nothing is left in your head. I would miss it if I were next time.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small but informative museum about the history of Iran. You can get compact knowledge about Iran before you start a tour in Iran. It may take 1-1/2 hours to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank blackcat55
Reviewed 1 week ago

didn't expect to see erotic artworks in Iran! Probably 'cause this museum is visited mainly by foreigners? What ever the reason may be: it's very clean, ordered and interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mariano S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It isn't the best national museum by any measure but to be fair, most of their collections were pillaged by France and the UK and are in the Louvre and British Museums respectively. I still recommend that you go and pay the $2 and walk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank benheredonethat
Reviewed 13 November 2018

I think it is important to visit this very nice museum before visiting the different sites in Iran. this place allows you to spot the different eras and evolution of Persia. this museum is very interesting and helped us later in our visits. do not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank yogagroup15
Reviewed 8 November 2018

If you are going to Persepolis then this is well worth a visit. This has some of the original items from the great ruins of Persepolis

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David-A-NZ
Reviewed 27 October 2018

I like museums but this was something else. We had been to Persepolis a few days earlier, so seeing all the 350BC artefacts and parts of friezes and statues brought it all to life. Amazing that there were such advanced civilization, so long ago, humbling...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hollySalisbury
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This museum comes across a bit dusty and old-fashioned but is a good addition to the actual places depcited here. We came here at the end of our tour of Iran which I'd recommend to do. Places like Persepolis became a bit more comprehensible after...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alemanne
Reviewed 24 October 2018

visiting outside view of National museum drowned you to rich history of Persia, it was influenced by Tagh Kasra in Ctesiphon which dates back to Sasanid era. This museum includes spectacular collection of sculptures,ceramics and .... it is located in one of the important street...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank MarjanBeygi
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Worth a visit to get acquainted with the history of early Iran. Exhibits are well presented and sign posted in English.

Date of experience: October 2018
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