Museums in Iran

All kinds of museums offering visitors to see everything, from ancient artifacts to modern art, are spread all over the country letting the tourists enjoy and be amazed in calm and quiet environments. Here are a few just to introduce the National Museum of Iran: Iran e-Bästan The museum consists of two buildings, Bldg. No 1 has the entire pre-Islamic remaining works, Bldg. No. 2 has post-Islamic works. This part was inaugurated in 1996 and consists of 3 floors. The first floor is the meeting and temporary exhibition hall. Works and objects of Islamic culture and Islam art in relation to an objective and periodic method are collected on the second and third floors.

The objects selected for this large museum, are mostly selected out of excavation or from prominent collections. In designing this museum, instruments related to the architecture of historical buildings are presented, at the same time, to explain their actual position.

Treasury of The National Jewels Tehran

-Treasury of The National Jewels Tehran

The incomparable Treasury of the National Jewels is a collection of the most expensive jewels of the world, collected over centuries. Every piece of this collection is a reflection of the tumultuous history of this great nation, and the result of the creativity and artistry of the residents of this land. Each piece recalls memories of bitter-sweet victories and defeats, of the pride and arrogance of rulers, who were powerful or weak. The value of objects in the Treasury of National Jewels is not limited to their economic value, but is also a reflection of the creativity and taste of Iranian craftsmen and artists over different eras of history, and represents the artistic and cultural heritage of the vast country of Iran.

Ghanj Ali Khan Museum Kerman

-Ghanj Ali Khan Museum Kerman

The oldest in Kerman, this public bathhouse is located within the complex of structures erected in 1631 by Ganj Ali Khan, Kerman Governor. This building is stood on the Southern side of the rectangle form complex. Upon entering it, a dim, narrow, curving aisle leads visitors to an octagonal vestibule, itself linked to the cloakroom by a similar aisle. After some essential repair work, this bathhouse was turned into a museum in 1971. Scenes of a traditional bathhouse are recreated here, by means of wax statues and authentic bath utilities of old.

Sheikh Safi Museum Ardabil

-Sheikh Safi Museum Ardabil

Sheikh Safi's mausoleum has a collection of impressive monuments, fine structures, and artistic decorations, of which the porcelain house has been turned into a museum. The architectural style of this edifice resembles that of All-Qapu Palace in Esfahan. It is an octagonal, dome-covered room, with four shah-neshins (elevated recesses). The stalactite works of this structure are fine specimens of the constructional and decorative devices of the Safavid period. This museum was inaugurated in early 1991.

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Golestan Palace

-Golestan Palace

The oldest of the historic monuments in Tehran, the Golestan Palace belongs to a group of royal buildings that were once enclosed within the mud thatched walls of Tehran's Historic Arg (citadel). The Arg was built during the reign of the Safavi dynasty (1502-1736). Golestan Palace became the official residence of the royal family. The most important ceremonies to be held in the Palace during the Pahlavi were the coronation of Reza Khan in Takht-e-Marmar and the coronation of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in the Museum Hall. The buildings at the contemporary location each have a unique history.

Niavaran Palace

-Niavaran Palace

The Niavaran Palace is situated in the northeastern part of the Niavaran Garden, in a 9000 square meters area. The quadrilateral design of the palace and its interior archeological designing is inspired by Iranian archeology while making use of modern technology. Its decorations have also been inspired by pre and post-Islamic art. The building floor is covered by black stone and has an aluminum sliding roof. The internal decoration and furniture of the palace have been designed and implemented by a French group.

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Saadabad Palace

-Saadabad Palace

With an area of more than 110 hectares, there lays the Saad Abad complex at the foot of the Alborz ranges, north of Tehran, situated to the west of Golab Dareh and east of Velenjak quarters. It was first the summer residence of Qajar kings and then turned into Reza Shah's summer residence following expansion and annexation of some other Quarters. Saad Abad complex has 18 palaces, each with a different architectural style and technique. After the Islamic Revolution, palaces were changed into museums in a suitable way to represent the finest works of art from Iranian and non-Iranian artists to a large number of visitors.

National Museum

-National Museum

Aging more than 70 years, containing 300,000 museum objects in an area of more than 20,000 square meters, is not only the largest museum of History and Archaeology in the country but ranks as one of the few most prestigious museums in the world in regard to grand volume, diversity, and quality of its huge monuments. In the Iranian museum tradition, it is considered Iran's mother museum, aiming at preserving relics of the past to hand down to the next generations, enhancing better understanding among world peoples and nations, discovering and showing Iranian's roles in shaping world culture and deviation and trying to enhance public knowledge.

Reza Abbasi Museum

-Reza Abbasi

The collections of this museum belong to a period from the 2nd Millenium BC to the early 20th century which corresponds to the end of the Qajar period. The displays are arranged chronologically, so visitors can have a chance to observe the development of art, culture, and technology. The objects exhibited in this museum include artifacts made of baked clay. metal and stone from the pre-historic times to pottery and metal objects, textile and lacquer painting belonging to the Islamic period.

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