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Glassware Museum of Tehran, Tehran
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Observe a vast collection of ancient glass and ceramic pieces at Glassware Museum of Tehran. The exhibition features works dating from 4000 BCE to modern day contemporary art. Originally the museum served as a private residence for a Persian family, until it became a museum in 1976. The artwork is featured in eight halls, each portraying different historical eras and civilizations. Most pieces come from the towns of Gorgan, Neishabur, Rey, and Kashan. You'll find a short-term exhibition here, featuring modern artists inspired by the permanent collection. Look for the museum store if you would like to purchase souvenir or travel items. See Glassware Museum of Tehran and all Tehran has to offer by arranging your trip with our Tehran travel itinerary maker.
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  • The pieces are beautiful and exhibition material directed by an Austrian team at the request of Fhara Diba very interesting also, and this home to the impressive staircase. Worth a look, because it allows more to enjoy the tranquility of the garden
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  • Beautiful works of art in glass and ceramic, with a layout sometimes very contemporary. Visit
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  • Seemed to us a little new and quite small museum. We didn't see anything to call us attention in exhibitions, which are seen in half an hour. The really nice thing is the building itself: a former embassy which has a beautiful staircase and a memorable building, with a careful garden, as everyone in Iran.
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  • The Glassware and Ceramic Museum The building is situated in a garden with a span of 7,000 square meters and was used by Qavam himself till the year 1953. Later, the building were sold to the Egyptians as the new premises for the embassy of Egypt and remained in their possession for seven years. When relations were strained between Iran and Egypt at the time of Abdul Nasser and subsequent to the closure of the Egyptian embassy in Iran, the Commercial Bank purchased the building. However, it was sold to Farah Pahlavi’s bureau in 1976 and was turned into a museum by three groups of Iranian, Austrian and French architects. The museum was opened in 1980 and was registered in the list of national heritage in 1998. Glassware and Ceramic Museum is administrated by Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization.The head of the museum is Mrs.Farzaneh Ghaeini.
  • Eye-popping gorgeous place.. I thought I'd been socked. I've never seen glass this beautiful.
  • Beautiful architecture 🏯, full of fantastic glass works of the 2nd century BC to the 19th century AD.There may be a little difficulty to find a park space. Nowruz is the best time to give it a visit!👌 Ticket price is 50,000 Rls for Iranians (Nowruz 95).
  • It's a dreaming place with a rainbow of colorful Glasswares.
  • حتما به زير زمين اينجا هم سر بزنيد