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Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

Mikayil Useynov, 28 | The Seaside Boulevard, Baku 1001, Azerbaijan
+994 12 497 20 16
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The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum was established in 1967. It was the first specialised museum of carpets in the world. The exhibition includes three floors: 1st floor: Development of Azerbaijan carpet and its role in traditions. 2nd floor: Azerbaijani carpetweaving schools. 3rd floor: Carpetweaving of the contemporary period
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Mikayil Useynov, 28 | The Seaside Boulevard, Baku 1001, Azerbaijan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rugs is a big part of the Azeri culture and history. Thus, this place is a must visit for those who appreciate art, history, and/or culture. A beautiful museum that is built to look like a rolled rug. It tells the history of the culture.

Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never knew there are so many styles and types of carpets! Some amazing work on display. 3 levels with some awesome carpet display.

Thank Gopinath V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing work of weaving, different styles and many old carpets, rugs, clothes etc. The shape of the building is good.

Thank ParagBose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is fantastic - very well designed, with extensive collection of regional carpets. I spent more than 2 hours there and it was very well worth it. There are weavers working at the museum too so it is very interesting to watch their work....More

Thank tatyanay1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a museum buff so I went with some trepidation to this one too. But am I glad I did! Its a treasure trove of carpets of all colours, sizes & shapes. All visually appealing, with a bit of history thrown in. The...More

Thank sunflower01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 hours and well worth the time. Do NOT rush through. Read all the caption s. A little disappointed I. The audio, both of ours batteries' died about half way through. Check out the weavers They do not accept credit card, entrance was...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great display of carpets and their various uses. Good fun for kids too with colouring in and plate painting. Lots of staff here to help. Wonderful works of art!

Thank ed z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most amazing place to enjoy various patterns and trace the history of carpet-weaving! Audio guides are available, and you can order a guided tour. But even without those, the place is absolutely comprehensible. A nice cafe and a lounge, too, plus a nice souvenir...More

Thank Evgeniya684
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is good, all of the carpets are made of wool so if you looking for the silk ones you will be disappointed. I heated that Azerbaijanis silk carpets are in some museum in London. But overall the Museum is good. The staff don't...More

Thank hana a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The carpet museum is a must while visiting Baku. It hosts a unique collection of carpets, in a spacious and modern center where you can easily spend your time admiring this very beautiful collection. The access to the carpet museum is easy, near the caspian...More

Thank ioanna2017
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