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Iran National Museum Comprehensive Guide

Museums are some of the best recreational places in any city in the world. Museums can tell the story and history of each object to occupy hours for small and large people. Stories that will take us to the times of the past and become familiar with the history of our land. In this article, we will introduce the National Museum of Iran. The National Museum of Iran is the first professional museum of Iran that was started in 1316 as the first official museum building in Iran.

A full introduction to the Iran National Museum

In addition to being recognized as the country’s first official museum, the National Museum of Iran is on the list of the largest, most important, and oldest museums in Iran. It is interesting to note that most archaeological findings from scientific excavations by domestic and foreign archaeological groups operating in Iran in recent years, from the Paleolithic to the Islamic in the form of two museums (ancient Iran) and (Islamic era) in separate halls Or stored in museum treasures.

Various parts of the museum

When you drive from the National Gallery to the National Museum of Iran on 30 Tir Street or from the lobby of the National Garden, you will see two large buildings and several small buildings behind the museum grounds. The building on the left, inspired by the fractured arch, is the Museum of Ancient Iran, and the tall building on the east side, with its stone facade, is the Museum of Islamic Art and the National Museum of Iran Convention Center. Both buildings were inspired by Sassanid architecture.

Museum of Ancient Iran

When you search the National Museum for search engines, you will find numerous photos of a large crescent-shaped brick arch using an artistic style; this beautiful crescent arch is the entrance to the ancient Iranian Museum. It is going to take you back to the history of the Iranian plateau from thousands of BC. FAs the largest, most important, and oldest museum in the National Museum of Iran, the largest archaeological findings from scientific excavations from the Paleolithic to the Islamic period have been exhibited in the form of two museums: “Ancient Iran” and “Iranian Archeology and Islamic Art”. The National Museum of Iran opened in the year 1316 Ah, in the country’s first museum building.

The building was designed by French architect Andre Godard, inspired by the Kasra arch, and was commissioned by two Iranian architects, Abbas Ali Architect and Master Morad Tabrizi. The “Museum of Ancient Iran” includes two museums of “Prehistory of Iran” with artifacts from ancient Paleolithic to the late fourth millennium BC (from the earliest to the earliest writing) and the “Museum of Historical Times” from the late fourth millennium BC (from the beginning). Implementation of writing) has been on display until the end of the Sassanid era.

Museum of Archeology and Islamic Art of Iran

The Museum of Archeology and Islamic Art of Iran, based on a plan inspired by the Sassanid Bishabour palace, was constructed as an octagonal crucifix, with an area of about 4000 square meters and three floors. The building was equipped to establish the Museum of Archeology and Islamic Art of Iran and was opened in the year 1374 Ah. On 1385 Ah, the museum was closed for reconstruction, with the aim of refining, expanding some spaces and revising how the works were displayed, and reopening again in 2007 with changes to the interior and layout. The ground floor of the building has a temporary auditorium and auditorium.

The works of the Museum of Archeology and Islamic Art of Iran in the first and second floors are arranged according to historical schedule, the second floor begins and ends on the first floor. The current museum consists of six halls: the second floor consists of the halls of Islam, Seljuk and Ilkhan, and the first floor is the Quran, Timurid, Safavid, Afshar, Zand and Qajar. Most of the objects in this museum are a selection of works from scientific excavations or prestigious collections such as the doorstep of Sheikh Sufi Ardebili.

The most famous Monuments of the National Museum

– Salt man
– The statue of Darius
– Persepolis headstones and stairs
– Parthian soldier or great-grandmother statue
– Clay figurine, Choghazanbil Khuzestan
– 3D Cup or the first animation of the burnt city of Sistan
– Jiroft stone container
– The dress of Shah Abbas Safavi
– Altar in Paradise

Address of the museum :

 No. 1, Professor Rollen St, 30 Tir st, Imam Khomeini Ave.

TEL: 021-66702061-6

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