Tehran Museum Tour
Here We Provide Information About Tehran Museum Tour
Location: Iran, Tehran
Length: 5 hours
Highlights: National museum, Ceramics museum, Jewelry museum, Carpet museum, Contemporary art museum
Transport: subway, walking
Itinerary: Visit Tehran main museums including National museum, Ceramics museum, Jewelry museum, Carpet museum and Contemporary art museum by subway and walking.
The trip includes: An English speaking guide, the transport, the entrance fees
National museum: The National Museum of Iran is located in Tehran, Iran.It is an institution formed of two complexes; the Museum of Ancient Iran which was opened in 1937, and the Museum of Islamic Art and Archaeology of Iran which was opened in 1972.It hosts historical monuments dating back through preserved ancient and medieval Iranian antiquities, including pottery vessels, metal objects, textile remains, and some rare books and coins.There are also a number of research departments in the museum, including Paleolithic, Prehistory, History, Coins and seals, Osteology, Pottery departments.
Ceramics museum : The Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran or simply Abgineh Museum is located at 30 Tir Street ,in Tehran, Iran.
Jewelry museum : The Treasury of Iranian National -Royal- Jewels accommodates the world’s most precious jewelry collection. The treasury has an interesting history, going back centuries. The actual value of the treasury is not known.
I the past 25 centuries, the Iranian kings were compiling jewels and ornaments whenever the country was in peace. The royal courts and the treasures of the Sassanid kings, Khosrow Parviz in particular, are mythical and have a special place in history books.
Carpet museum : the Carpet Museum of Iran exhibits a variety of Persian carpets from all over Iran, dating from the 16th century to the present.The museum’s exhibition hall occupies 3,400 square meters (10,200 ft²) and its library contains 7,000 books.The museum was designed by architect Abdol-Aziz Mirza Farmanfarmaian. The perforated structure around the museum’s exterior is designed both to resemble a carpet loom, and to cast shade on the exterior walls, reducing the impact of the hot summer sun on the interior temperature.
Contemporary art museum :Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art also known as TMoCA, is among the largest art museums in Iran. It has collections of more than 3000 items that include 19th and 20th century’s world-class European and American paintings, prints, drawings and sculptures. TMoCA also has one of the greatest collections of Iranian modern and contemporary art.The museum was inaugurated by Empress Farah Pahlavi in 1977, just two years before the 1979 Revolution.TMoCA is considered to have the most valuable collections of modern Western masterpieces outside Europe and North America.