Top List of Museums in Tehran

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Tehran that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Tehran to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Tehran page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

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  1. National Jewelry Museum

    #1 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    National Jewelry Museum

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, Javadiyeh, 213 Avenue Central Bank of Ferdowsi, Iran

    Timings: 02:00 pm - 04:30 pm Details

    One of the most ancient cities of the world, Tehran exudes a certain opulent charm of its own. And if you wish to see that opulence, you must visit the National Jewellery Treasure that exhibits the mo...Read more

  2. National Museum Of Iran

    #2 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    National Museum Of Iran

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Tehran thirty Mercury Street, Street Yarjany, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This is an archaeological museum that preserves and displays the ancient Persian artefacts to enlighten you about the Middle-East’s history and civilization. Thus, there are pottery vessels, met...Read more

  3. Niavaran Palace Complex

    #3 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Niavaran Palace Complex

    Tags: Library, Museum, Historical Site, Palace

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, Niavaran Square, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Yet another opulent palace in Tehran, the Niavaran Palace looks rather astonishing and beautiful to look at. Spread over a huge area, this palace is a complex that houses many other historical structu...Read more

  4. Glassware And Ceramic Museum Of Iran

    #4 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Glassware And Ceramic Museum Of Iran

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, District 12, 30th Tir St, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A pretty and small museum in Tehran, the Glassware museum offers you a look at various exhibits that have been gathered from Neishabur, Kashan, Rey and Gorgan, dating from the 2nd millennium BC to the...Read more

  5. Carpet Museum Of Iran

    #5 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Carpet Museum Of Iran

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, Dr Fatemi St, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    As the name suggests, the carpet museum of Iran lays beautiful carpets dating back to 17th century till today. Persian carpets are world famous and this museum takes efforts to show you their intricat...Read more

  6. Tehran Museum Of Contemporary Art

    #6 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Tehran Museum Of Contemporary Art

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, N Kargar St, Iran

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Tehran is primarily known for its ancient history, art and culture. However, there is a thriving contemporary art culture that marks the city. The Tehran Museum of contemporary art is housed inside a ...Read more

  7. Reza Abbasi Museum

    #7 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Reza Abbasi Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, District 7, Shariati Ave, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Reza Abbasi Museum is yet another addition to the list of places in Tehran that reflect Iranian culture and tradition. The museum has been named after the great artists belonging to the Safavid pe...Read more

  8. Moghadam Museum

    #8 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Moghadam Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, Imam Khomeini, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    The house in which this quaint museum is housed belongs once belonged to Mohsen Moghadam, the youngest son of Ehtesab-ol-Molk, Tehran’s mayor during Nassereddin Shah’s rule. Today, it has ...Read more

  9. Cinema Museum

    #9 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Cinema Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, District 1, Bagh Ferdows, Valiasr St, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is probably the first museum in Iran that is dedicated to the art of cinema. As you shall expect, there are pictures, equipment and posters that belong to Iran’s century-old movie industry....Read more

  10. Holy Defense Museum

    #10 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Holy Defense Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Iran-Iraq war has a long history. The holy Defense museum depicts the atrocities of this war through its various symbolic exhibits. English translation is available, thus understanding does not become...Read more

  11. Negarestan Garden

    #11 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Negarestan Garden

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, District 12, Imam Khomeini station subway, Shari Atmadar, Iran

    Timings: 09:30 am - 08:45 pm Details

    Although termed as garden, the Negarestan is actually a Qajar era monument that operates as a museum exhibiting the famous works of Qajar era painter Mohammad Qaffari (1847-1940), better known as Kama...Read more

  12. Time Museum

    #12 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Time Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is an interesting museum that offers you a display of time measuring tools that have been used in Iran over various periods of time. Set up in 1999, this museum enlightens you about the evolution...Read more

  13. Malek National Library And Museum

    #13 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Malek National Library And Museum

    Tags: Library, Museum

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, Melal-e-Mottahed, Iran

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    There are a number of Islamic manuscripts whose presence makes a visit to Malek National Library and Museum necessary one. Apart from manuscripts, you will also find an extensive collection of various...Read more

  14. Isfahan Music Museum

    #14 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Isfahan Music Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Isfahan Province, Isfahan, No 74, Mehrdad Street, Tohid St, Mehrdad St, 8173886161, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Music is an essential part of any culture. To highlight the beauty of this art, the Isfahan Music Museum exhibits more than 300 instruments from around Iran, some of which resemble the way they look i...Read more

  15. Ghasr Garden Museum

    #15 of 23 Museums in Tehran
    Ghasr Garden Museum

    Tags: Museum, Garden

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, Police St, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Tehran is the land of impressive structures. So, here is yet another complex that houses the famous Ghasr garden and museum. Designed by the famous Russian architect, Nikolai Markov, this prison was b...Read more

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