National Museum of Iran

National Museum of Iran

Tehran | Iran

About the Museum

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.

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