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Reza Abbasi Museum

972 Shariati Street, Tehran 11369, Iran
(21) 863003
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Impressive museum!

This museum showcases objects from Iran's distant past through 19th century calligraphy and gives a... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017

We travelled with two archeologists and they were in heaven! This place was beautifully presented... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Sue P
Perth, Australia
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972 Shariati Street, Tehran 11369, Iran
(21) 863003
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This museum showcases objects from Iran's distant past through 19th century calligraphy and gives a general overview of the development of decorative and applied arts throughout Iran's long and storied history. Highlights include the metal and gold objects from the Sassanid Dynasty (about 650 AD)...More

1  Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We travelled with two archeologists and they were in heaven! This place was beautifully presented and contained some beautiful artefacts of their long history.The map of Persia was of great interest to me. A fantastic place to visit.

1  Thank Sue P
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

As a non museum person, this museum has an excellent collection of artifacts from pre Islamic to 19th century. Not a huge selection but beautifully selected. Enough to introduce you to the different stages or history.

1  Thank Eric C
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Great museum with fabulous really old pre-Islamic stuff on top floor. Perfect illumination for excellent photos without reflections. Second floor has lovely Islamic pottery and the least interesting, but still beautiful ground floor has miniatures and calligraphy. I consider this the best museum I've seen...More

1  Thank Charles P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The collection was started by the Shah's wife. Many of the objects came from private collections. This means they do not have exact dates. There are some fantastic pieces from the Achaemenid & Sassanian periods,as well as objects from Luristan. There are also some good...More

Thank Traveller1XX
Reviewed 18 June 2017

this museum is full of very ancient and interesting coins and jewelry from more than 2000 years ago and it is a very special place to see old real coins. the name of Reza Abbasi is just to the memory of Persian great painter and...More

Thank SoranJourney
Reviewed 4 June 2017

There is a whole floor of calligraphy which would suit specialists. Other floors had ancient works of art.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This small museum in north Tehran was a highlight of our time in Tehran and is well worth a visit as it contains quite a few magnificent ancient pieces and an large collection of miniature paintings. I would count it as a 'must see' for...More

Thank J0anned568
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The building is not nice but ancient jewelry and earthen dishes and ... are excellent. You can give electronic audience from office of museum. Museum has 3 floors it's better you begin from 3rd floor ( before Islam ) in this floor you can find...More

Thank Mahdi M
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Located in front of my university couldn't imagine how awesome it is. Especially the upper floors containing ancient jewelries from hakhamaneshi and ...

Thank Niloufar N
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