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Kurdish Textile Museum, Erbil

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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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TripAdvisor
  • There are lots of carpets (!) but it is not at all boring and there are some excellent explanation boards (in English as well as local languages) that explain much about the Kurdish way of life. Well ...  more »
  • Plenty of types of textiles on display as well as assorted other displays of homemakers arts. Some of the rugs are simply stunning. I did hope for more information on how they were made and the signif...  more »
  • This museum is situated in the UNESCO world heritage site of the Citadel/Qalat, and is located in one of the heritage buildings. This museum is filled with displays of traditional Kurdish life and tra...  more »
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  • Beautiful place with incredible old artifacts.
  • It is so nice palce.
  • So cool.
  • I love this museum
  • A bit of Kurdish history in there. Beautiful textiles. Signs in English. 1500 dinars entrance fee.