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National Museum of Iran

Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
672061-6
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From paleolithic to qajar

You are at the right place you have to be if you are visiting Tehran for the first time.here you... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Ramak M
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Tehran, Iran
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Nice museum but weird rules

The museum is nice, though quite old fashioned in its presentation way. We asked at the ticket... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Line H
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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.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“stone age” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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"ancient history"
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"stone age"
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"thousands years"
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"prehistoric times"
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"visit persepolis"
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"french architect"
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"on display"
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"foreign affairs"
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"love history"
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"persian empire"
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"upper floor"
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"interesting pieces"
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"great history"
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"impressive collection"
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

You are at the right place you have to be if you are visiting Tehran for the first time.here you can find all the history and art happened in Iran since paleolithic period before history until the Islamic periods. The most important thing you should...More

Thank Ramak M
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The museum is nice, though quite old fashioned in its presentation way. We asked at the ticket office if there were guided tours available in English and they said yes. Inside there were no guided tours available and they never heard of such thing. We...More

Thank Line H
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

It is such place of history - you will see items dating back to 5000 BC... which you would not think you could see here. I enjoyed the pieces from Persepolis - which really showcase the history of this country. There are two levels -...More

Thank Francis C
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Calligraphy, textiles, carvings, coins and all manner of wonderful treasures are to be seen here. The archaeological museum is next door, and it, too, is filled with amazing treasures representing the magnificent history of Iran.

Thank Sarah v
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

The National Museum of Iran is a collection of treasures of historical and prehistoric works of Iran, located in Tehran. The museum consists of two separate buildings called the Museum of Ancient Iran with the opening date of 1318. The National Museum is currently displaying...More

Thank villano7iran
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This museum is also known as the Archaeology Museum. It has an incredible display of Persian antiquities, art and artifacts from Iran's long past. Tools thought to have been made by Neanderthals, figures from the Achaemenid Empire, bronzes, carvings, pre-historical pottery and artifacts from Susa...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

In this museum, you can find anything from all over Iran from different eras. Many special things waiting for you here.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

It is near Eman Khomeini Metro Station. It ran out of English brochure when I was there and no English guide or audio listening guide available as well. There were two floors of exhibit and ground floor was the most interesting. I personally find that...More

Thank Cedric L
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

National Museum of Iran is a amazing place to view Iran and Iranian history. Very fantastic collection and it is a Most See before you die.

Thank AlirezaSalehi52
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The National Museum is a "must" for any one interested in the history of Iran from pre-historic times. The microliths, clay potteries, bronze artifacts, stone sculptures, and the cuneiform inscriptions of Cyrus the Great and items from the Sassanian times brings the visitor face to...More

Thank Prosenjit1944
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