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National Museum of Iran

Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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Always something different

I have visited many times and they have always something new to show. Worth a visit for sure. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Max N
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reopened a couple of years ago after French curation

One of the best curated museums of the world in my opinion. Lovely works, manuscripts from 500... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portland, Oregon
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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.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited many times and they have always something new to show. Worth a visit for sure. The building itself is built by a French architect.

Thank Max N
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best curated museums of the world in my opinion. Lovely works, manuscripts from 500 years ago. Lovingly displayed. Iran should be proud. Don't miss it.

Thank garlec
Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the best museum:-):-) amazing history from stone age to now.the place must to see.very beautifull painting.

Thank pegahaghaakbari
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well set out and we did get an English guide pamphlet but really just a lot of dishes and various items from archeological digs over the ages Did enjoy the items from Persepolis

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A few tourist Make the trip here. Over 2 floors, you Can walk through in an hours time. We didnt pay any entrance fee. Not a must, Only if you have spare time.

Thank Philiph S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is a best place for getting familiar with the background of Iran from pre-historic to historic times. It's a first step for starting through the civilization of Iran.

1  Thank Ali J
Reviewed 17 August 2017

this place holds great deal of ancient artifacts from the early Islamic era in Iran ,from old books ,clothes , paintings to 1000 year old doors and tiles and marble alter. it worth the visit and the street behind the museum is also fun place...More

Thank Fatemeh M
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I recommend to go on a guided tour or at least have some background info on their Persian history. Otherwise, you'd be lost as I was. I had to ask my friend about every little. The artifacts such as king darius statue, and burial tombs....More

Thank snbs96
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Worth the visit with interesting exhibits. The Islamic museum next door had an impressive collection as well. Well worth it

Thank GratefulTrvler
Reviewed 13 August 2017

this museum is the best choice for some who love history. i loved the ceramics part. if u can find some one who knows about them as well to explain for u.it would be great, also in the main street which it placed into.. there...More

Thank Solmaz H
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