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Azerbaijan Museum, Tabriz

Categories: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web
Azerbaijan Museum is the major archaeological and historical museum in Tabriz, in the northwest part of Iran (East Azerbaijan province). It was established on April 1958. The museum consists of three major halls, a side yard, office rooms and a library. It mostly contains objects discovered from excavations in Iranian Azerbaijan, also some artworks and sculptures of artists. Its library contains more than 2500 books, both handwritten and printed, about history, archaeology, art and Iranian culture. Apart from National Museum of Iran in Tehran, Azerbaijan Museum has the largest collection belonging to different periods of Iran's history.GalleriesThe museum has three galleries. The first gallery bears the oldest remains from 5th millennium BC until Sassanian dynasty (212-656 AD). The museum's monuments include goddesses, Rhytons, two skeletons (male and female) and a carved slab of marble known as Bism Allah-Stone.The second gallery consists of two parts: one for Islamic archeology and another part for coins and seals. Part one involves pottery dated from the 10th to the 19th centuries. The coins of this gallery (part two), began with the Achamenid dynasty and end in the Qajar dynasty. The displayed seals and stamps date from the third millennium BC to Islamic eras.The third gallery includes some sculptures made by Ahad Hosseini. They are made of plaster and represent the sculptor's own image about the fate of mankind in the 20th century.
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  • A large collection of artifacts, old to enter this place should be a payment on the inside is hustling much information old some signs are in English on the outside there is a written in stone that are worth visiting and on one side there is a small park which is very nice
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  • Its not much interesting this museum for my mind. Because, ıts our culture for this area. Than, they not much interest material inside but If you interesting Turkish West side topics, should be visiti...  read more »
  • Azerbaijan Museum is the 2nd biggest and oldest museum of all Iran. It has three floors which u can see magnificent stuff from different eras. The Ground floor is my favorite one, Because there are so...  read more »
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