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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mikayil Useynov, 28 | The Seaside Boulevard, Baku 1001, Azerbaijan
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The amazing thing about the carpet museum is everyone we encountered recommended going...the funny thing though is that we booked 6 days in Baku due to flights being once a week from my country...Any way so we get there and the Boulevard is shut down...More

Thank Ranna A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good museum to see the history of carpet making in Azerbaijan - protected as a Unesco Intangible Heritage. Plenty to see and not expensive. Live demonstrations of weaving the are fascinating to watch. You have to leave your bag in a free locker on the...More

Thank Caroline8921
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place to visit .. took a tour guide.. was very interesting to learn about the different techniques and patterns that changed during different periods and the effects of different cultures.. totally recommend it

Thank Anoud A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice display of carpets and rugs. Not the most exquisite collection of the largest I've ever seen but probably one of the best available in Azerbaijan. Worth a visit if you're in Baku.

Thank Farhad G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The external shap of this museum is same as a tubate carpet and is very beautiful.in the inside of museum in 3 floor you can find devlopment of carpet making in azerbaijan.in my idea everyone who come to Baku must see carpet museum.

Thank pghadamli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is really nice with amazing colorful carpets! Under each carpet there is a small monitor which shows you the metod of sweing of the carpet! It makes your visit interesting! And there is also a touch screen whit many articles and photos of...More

1  Thank Ali K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I kept hesitating about whether to visit this museum. I had visions of a dusty, boring display. I think this was the case with the original museum (my guidebook was 16 years out of date!), but this is a new museum developed in conjunction with...More

1  Thank StephenStocks
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely better than the Carpet museum in Teheran.It's worth the money.I think it was 6 manat.You will see a lot.

Thank Andriiiis
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Right to start I don't want to offend local sentiments but how interesting can a carpet museum get? Interesting building though and apparently you can get a good price on a carpet. Advice I was told is the you need an export license to take...More

1  Thank PabloSmythe121
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

If you are fond of carpets then you'll find these place quite interesting as there are several ages, types of Azerbaijani carpets presented in this museum.

Thank Dmitriy V
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