Reza Abbasi Museum, Tehran

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#8 of 34 in Museums in Tehran
Visit the legacy of Queen Farah Pahlavi and a one-of-a-kind art collection at Reza Abbasi Museum. Exhibitions include both pre-Islamic and Islamic art, with some more than 4,000 years old. Walk through the chronologically organized museum and see everything from prehistoric artifacts to 20th century objects. Scholars will find over 10,000 books about history and art; unfortunately many documents were destroyed before the 1979 Islamic Revolution. While here, you can take courses in calligraphy, watercolor, oil painting, and drawing and create your own art at the museum. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Tehran holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Reza Abbasi Museum and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Very nice, not crowded at all. Very beautiful ceramics from all periods and above all very nice collection of miniatures
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  • The first of our museum trips in Iran and an impressive little gem of a collection of artefacts over millennia.  more »
  • I strongly recommend this museum to all tourists. There are various antiquities and handwriting before and after Islam. Go there and enjoy your time.  more »
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  • it has a very rich collction but the place is not a good building for such a museum.
  • The Reza Abbasi Museum (Persian: موزه رضا عباسی ) is a museum in Tehran, Iran. It is located in Seyed Khandan.[1] The museum is named after Reza Abbasi, one of the artists in the Safavid period.[2]The Reza Abbasi Museum is home to a unique collection of Persian art dating back to the second millennium BC, from both the pre-Islamic and Islamic eras.[3]
  • In love with the acamenid rythons there!
  • The walls needs to be Cleaned. new exterior design is required ;)
  • Awesome. Here you can see magnificent ancient stuff dating back to even more than 3000 years BC! It has both prehistoric and historic items. Visiting this museum is a must do in Tehran.
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