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Address: Vali Asr Ave, Tehran 11369, Iran
Phone Number:
+98 21 2272 3535
09:00 - 17:00
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Fri 14:00 - 17:00
Sat - Thu 09:00 - 17:00

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Nice old Mansion

Museum is located in a nice old mansion . its highly recommended to visit before 2 pm as the museum will close on 5 pm not to miss any of the parts . there are coffee shops and... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
mohsen p
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we visited this place with friends and enjoyed to see this ancient house.there was a cinema and coffee shops.

Thank Mina K
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14 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Museum is located in a nice old mansion . its highly recommended to visit before 2 pm as the museum will close on 5 pm not to miss any of the parts . there are coffee shops and cinema attached to it . you can visit it along with other attractions nearby such as time museum & Saadabad palaces or... More 

1 Thank mohsen p
Tehran, Iran
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32 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

quit and nice and traditional place very nice place for lovers that has small cinema, and museum of cinema and 2 coffee shop and lovely bookstore and 2 or 3 small store sell handmade stone jewelry and 1 movie and music store in coffeeshops serve food

1 Thank triptavel
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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560 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Tehran's Cinema Museum is one of the best of its kind in the world, on a par with similar institutions in Paris and Berlin, and absolutely essential for lovers of world cinema. Even for those already familiar with Iranian film, the breadth and depth of the country's achievement comes a revelation. Initial galleries chronicle the birth of the national movie... More 

2 Thank Kirk E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

A beautiful old house in a fascinating garden with a great cinema! It also has a bookshop, 2 cafe and 2 little stores.

1 Thank zahra m
Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The outside of this building is beautiful, and the gardens are very pleasant. Go if you are knowledgeable about Iranian films, or interested in the history of film, or its technology. For those of us who are not interested in the history of film in Iran, or its technology, it was pretty boring.

Thank GofromCA
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

It is worth visiting this great place ,situated fairly far from the hustle and bustle of Valiasr street.You can enjoy visiting the old building in the middle of the place ,ornamented with small mirrors on it's facade. In case you are exhausted after a long walk,you can have either a nice hot drink or a snack in Viuna cafe,right in... More 

1 Thank Reza N
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I like this cafe and the museum very much and I do spend as much as I can whenever I have some time during my business of family trips to Tehran.

1 Thank AliDastaviz1977
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Dont miss out on one of Tehrans nicest places to spend a afternoon or just walking in the garden and getting close to the persian cinema public.

1 Thank Ramin D
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

After many excursions discovering the history of Iran, visiting this museum is highly refreshing! You get to see the old and new Iran together in one place. The museum is "friendly" enough to educate non-Iranians on their film industry which they're very proud of. There's enough illustrations in English to guide you, Too bad there aren't any English subtitles during... More 

1 Thank Afifahmd

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