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Kurdish Textile Museum, Erbil

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.3/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web
At Kurdish Textile Museum, get a feel for Kurdish history and culture by inspecting a colorful diversity of textile artworks. Located on the top floor of a local citadel, the museum's picturesque setting thematically complements the exhibits. Explore the museum's two floors and you’ll see numerous items made according to the Kurdish tribes’ tradition, including carpets, rugs, tapestries, hats, and other examples of various fabrics, all of which once formed part of a private collection. After you’ve finished your tour, explore the rest of the citadel. Put Kurdish Textile Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Erbil itinerary maker.
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  • The Kurdish Textile Museum is a museum devoted to textiles produced in Iraqi Kurdistan. It was established in 2004 and is located in a renovated mansion in the southeast quarter of the Citadel of Arbi...  read more »
  • If you are able to visit the magnificent Citadel in Erbil, KRG Iraq then you must visit this incredible museum. We were privileged to meet the founder and curator of this museum. He gave us a personal...  read more »
  • There are many interesting things to see and buy. If the trade routes remain intact from Iran and Turkey, then there are really nice handmade quality art and artifacts to purchase. 
  • Great collection of Kurdish textiles beautifully displayed in a newly renovated building inside the Erbil Citadel. If you're lucky enough to get a tour from the museum director, he's an incredible source of information about Kurdish history and culture. Added bonuses: the best gift shop in the city downstairs and a peaceful, elegant cafe on the top floor.
  • A bit of Kurdish history in there. Beautiful textiles. Signs in English. 1500 dinars entrance fee.
  • Its a cool museum to visit and check out some items or if you wanna buy something.
  • It's basically a museum dedicated to local textile products like rugs or clothes and also how their made . There is a section where it's shown what a traditional home objects of a kurdish house 😉
  • متحف النسائج و الحياكة
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