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National Museum of Iran

Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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Good collection but not much more

Good collection but not much more. The information is limited and the best items are from... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Barcelona, Spain
via mobile
Avoid, overrated and rude staff

When in Iran, of course you want to know as much about the fascinating culture, friendly people and... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Katarina R
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“stone age” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Emam Khomeini Ave. | Si-e-Tir corner, Tehran 11369, Iran
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Good collection but not much more. The information is limited and the best items are from Persepolis so if you have been there us no l'infern impressive.

Thank J L
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

When in Iran, of course you want to know as much about the fascinating culture, friendly people and beautiful country as possible! So we went, warned on our way by other tourists that the older part was rather boring. You are not allowed to carry...More

Thank Katarina R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Located at the heart of Tehran, National museum has lots of ancient objects for visiting. At the beginning there are some evidences of primitives. These are axes and knifes and some arms made of stones. There is good place setting of objects in this museum....More

Thank saeedjafar
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I visited this complex (there are several museums in this location) about two weeks ago. I went there to accompany a Malaysian couple and learned that the museum by itself is very boring if you don't have a guide to give you precise information about...More

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Chronologically-arranged exhibition starting from stone-age. Many oddly-shaped artefacts made of different materials including bitumen are on display which will fascinate those interested in archaeology. Full-size replicas of pieces from the Achaemenid capital Perspepolis were a highlight. Sassanid-era section was limited, perhaps because their capital was...More

Thank Callum_Mcqueen
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This is the place that showed the history of Iran backed to prehistoric time and Islam. It is an archeological museum.

Thank Chaicharn D
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

It is the biggest country museum where you may find good and historical antiques from several thousands years ago mainly from Achemenian dynasty,it islocated in city center which is accessible by the public transport like metro as well.it is highly suggested for those are interested...More

Thank MG5905
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

A must attractive location that should all the tourists visit it located at the vista centre and has too much thing to see If you are in tehran plan to visit this place

Thank 837siamake
Reviewed 30 March 2017

It is an institution formed of two complexes, including the Museum of Ancient Iran and the Museum of the Islamic Era .Ancient Iran consists of three halls. The halls contain artifacts and fossils from the lower, middle, and upper Paleolithic to some coins , statue, jewelry and ... from...More

Thank Arash1352
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Only 2 floor exhibition and it cost 300.000 riyal. Too expensive in my point, the collection is about prehistoric iran, but just thar. A bit boring in my point.

Thank Farid N
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