Tourist & Resident Guide to Iran

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

National Museum of Iran Tehran

The National Museum of Iran in central Tehran is not to be missed on any visit to the capital.

National Museum of Iran, Tehran

The original building of the museum, which houses the pre-Islamic exhibits dates from the 1930s and was designed by French architect, Andre Godard.

Building 1 of the museum houses artifacts ranging from Iran's prehistoric past to the Elamite, Achaemenid and Parthian periods.

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