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Reza Abbasi Museum

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

Great museum with fabulous really old pre-Islamic stuff on top floor. Perfect illumination for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Charles P
An amazing collection of beautiful artefacts.

The collection was started by the Shah's wife. Many of the objects came from private collections... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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972 Shariati Street, Tehran 11369, Iran
(21) 863003
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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 25 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 5 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 30 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
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Go to this gem, it is worth the trip for its well presented exhibition, and the beauty of the old house.

Thank Growmore49
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This museum has some of the finest artworks produced in the Achaemanid and Islamic periods. I had read about the Lorestan bronzes in a book before leaving. The Lorestan (region of West Iran) bronzes (horse bits essentially) are from the 8th to 7th century BC....More

1  Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 15 February 2017

so small but you can go to it very easy and it has painting collection and you can park your car in Andishe shopping center in Palizi squar

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