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National Museum of Iran

Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
672061-6
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A good review of ancient history of Iran

This musuem includes archeological and islamic museums! The archeological Musuem is a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Amin R
via mobile
oldest museum

this is a very old museum made in 1937 by a french architect. it is full of ancient and antique... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
SoranJourney
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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This musuem includes archeological and islamic museums! The archeological Musuem is a fantastic review of ancient history of Iran and the islamic musuem is also very beautiful but most of visitors just visit the archeological! I suggest visiting the islamic one if you have time....More

Thank Amin R
Reviewed 11 June 2017

this is a very old museum made in 1937 by a french architect. it is full of ancient and antique objects found inside Persia related to more than even 3000 years ago. even the building is very old and special.

1  Thank SoranJourney
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The museum is huge. Unfortunately not many things are inside the museum unlike so many national museums that I have been to in a few countries. So basically you are paying to see the museum ceiling and four walls. Other than that are old coins...More

1  Thank taufeqabdullah
Reviewed 5 June 2017

There are 2 parts to this Museum and its a good idea ro make 2 visits because there is a lot to take in. The ain part of the Museum contains an excellent collection antiquities that are worth a slow browse. Unfortunately, as is the...More

Thank themudgeerambler
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is an educational museum in chronological order. Many exhibits would already have been seen in other museums. However the Persepolis staircase is worth seeing.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This museum is located near National Garden where you can relax and enjoy the peaceful area and see some nice architecture. The building of national museum is designed by a french architect named Godar. I recommend to visit inside the museum if you are interested...More

Thank HeliaTeh-IranTour
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is called the National Museum of Iran and one would assume it represents the best of cultural heritage a county has to offer. However, all other museums in Tehran seem to have more to offer than this one - Islamic Museum just next door,...More

Thank Marlow_01
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is not a large museum, but worth 1.5 hrs visit for the wide range of objects. There are well preserved pieces from Elaminite period as well as some stone work from Persepholis. There is also a wide collection of rhytons, ancient drinking containers. Have...More

Thank J0anned568
Reviewed 16 May 2017

enjoyed it a lot, a good over view before or at the end of your ravel around Iran, interesting pieces, also good to visit with children

Thank Sonja P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The lower floor is more interesting as it's more about Iran/Persia the upper floor is more about stone age etc. Which you can see in many museums. Funny was that the clerk who is selling the entrance tickets was away so the let us visit...More

Thank Graido
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