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Malek National Library and Museum, Tehran
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Malek National Museum and Library is a museum and national library in Tehran, Iran. Its one of the biggest library of precious manuscripts in Iran.HistoryMalek National Library and Museum was stationed at Malek’s historical house until 1966. From that year the center was moved to a new building in the central part of Tehran and has expanded its activities.The building and its contents were donated by Haj Hossein Agha Malek to the Astan Quds Razavi. Haj Hossein Agha Malek was one of the most remarkable intellectuals of the turn of the century in Iran and the most important art collector in Modern Iran. For over 70 years he has been associated with artistic donation, making it a familiar name among the Iranian lovers of art and culture. He donated most of his estate to the Astan Quds Razavi. The museum was funded by his estate and the site of the museum was also owned during his lifetime. The Museum and Library are under the control of the Astan Quds Razavi.The museum was inaugurated in 1997. It currently contains around 19000 manuscripts, 70000 books as well as other historical items such as 3000 coins, stamps, carpets and paintings. Its most precious possessions are 13 paintings by Kamal-ol-molk and a manuscript collection with some of the finest Persian calligraphy.The museum also holds a collection of oil paintings by Benettii, Lorrin, and Halaf, a remarkable selection of Persian carpets from regions across the country, metal works, lacquer works, and coins dating back to the Achaemenid era.Put Malek National Library and Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Tehran trip builder.
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Måttligt intressant museum med ett bibliotek på sjätte våningen. Men byggnaden är vacker och ligger i ett lugnt områdeModerately interesting museum with a library on the 6th floor. But the building is beautiful and is located in a quiet areashow original
I visited Malek National Library and Museum few months ago. It is an interesting house with nice collection of Hajj Hossein Malek furniture and other personal stuff. He donated his entire house with a... read more »
国立博物館の近くにあり、間違えて入りました。荷物はロッカーに預けましたが、お金は払わずただで入れました。中には古代からのコインの歴史があり、唯一の歴史的展示物でした。Near the National Museum and the like. Left luggage lockers, but paying money just got. While the coins from ancient history, was the only historical exhibits.show original
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