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Water Museum

Amir Chakhmagh sq., Yazd, Iran
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Feel the importance of water in the civilization of desert

In addition to artifacts that represent how the water used to be found, transferred, managed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile

It is an old luxurious house turned into a museum. A visit paid to this museum teaches you the way... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“old house” (14 reviews)
Amir Chakhmagh sq., Yazd, Iran
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In addition to artifacts that represent how the water used to be found, transferred, managed, stored, etc in this desert-surrounded city, you’ll be astonished by the building itself; the adornments, rooms and corridors, beautiful slash windows and doors, and all the other wonderful parts are...More

Thank frerah
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an old luxurious house turned into a museum. A visit paid to this museum teaches you the way people would obtain water in a drought-prone area. Its underground spaces are also open to visitors.

Thank shadmehr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best in this museum was going down and you could feel nice, cool air. You will really appreciate this in hot day. But museum as a whole is not so special. Just next poor museum.

Thank Bojka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Personally I did not find this museum very interesting. There is nothing wrong with it, but nothing exciting either. The maquette gives you a nice overview. I enjoyed more the visit to the cellar of the Vasi museum hotel. From the dining room you go...More

Thank OTR19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This exhibition shows the design brilliance and the skill of many to achieve such an incredible water supply. It’s well worth a visit to put Iran’s constant struggle for water into an historical perspective. Exhibits are well displayed and interesting. The house also offers a...More

Thank Ginger151219
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Water musuem is located in the basement of an old house dates back to 19th century! In this musuem you can see how Iranian could get access to underground resources of water thousands years ago and what a Qanat system is. Entrance fee is 150,000...More

Thank Amin R
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The Museum of Water is in fact the home of one of the most prosperous people in the city.This house has a separate water storage.

Thank fahimeh22
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Travelling in Iran you will always hear about water, wind towers, water reservoirs and qanat and this museum will answer all your questions about this ingenious water supply system. Very interesting and quite well displayed. The ancient house that hosts the museum is itself an...More

Thank zerella
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

It was so interesting learning about the water and how it is carried to the city. The exhibits and photos were first class and explained all that we needed to know about this. While most signs were also an English there were some areas where...More

Thank Youngone51
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting to learn about the system developed in Yazd. When one understands the importance of water in those cities and how it helped their existence. A beautiful old house turned in to a museum. Worth a short visit.

Thank LedaMyk
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