Abgineh Museum


Jomhouri St., Si-e tir St., No. 59

Abgineh Museum opened in 1989. This glassware and ceramics museum houses the finest collection of porcelain, glassware and crystals made throughout Ir...

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Abkar Miniatures Museum


Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa'dabad Historical Complex

Abkar Miniatures Museum opened in 1994 in Saadabad in the former residence of Leila Pahlavi. It houses a collection of miniature paintings by Clara Ab...

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Air Force Museum


Pirouzi St., End of 5th Air Force St.

Air Force Museum opened in 1972 and houses a collection of real and model aircraft.

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Anthropology Museum


15 Khordad Sq., Golestan Palace Complex

The Anthropology Museum of Iran was opened in 1935 and is currently located in the Abyaze Palace in Golestan Palace Complex. The museum offers a colle...

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Azadi Museum


Azadi Sq., Azadi Cultural Complex

Azadi Museum is part of the Azadi Cultural Complex located in the Azadi (Freedom or Liberty) Tower of Tehran. The museum showcases pre-Islamic  artifa...

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Behzad Museum


Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa

Behzad Museum opened in 1994 in Saadabad in the former residence of Reza Pahlavi. This museum showcases classical and modern works by Hossein Behzad (...

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Carpet Museum of Iran


Corner of Dr. Fatemi St. and Kargar St.

Carpet Museum of Iran exhibits a variety of Persian carpets from all over Iran, dating from the Safavid period to present. The museum has a library.

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Cinema Museum


Vali-e Asr St., After Zaferaniyeh intersection, Bagh Ferdows

Cinema Museum opened in 1998 in Bagh Ferdows and displays the history of Iranian cinema.

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City Photo House


Haft-e Tir Sq., Bahar Shiraz St., Bahar Shiraz Sq.

This museum opened in 1995 and is considered the only specialized photography museum in Iran and the Middle East. 

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Crown Jewels Museum


Imam Khomeini Sq., Ferdowsi St., Before Istanbul Crossroads

Crown Jewels Museum or Treasury of the National Jewels opened in 1960 and displays a priceless collection of national jewels, the exact value of this...

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Den of Espionage


Taleqani St.

The Den of Espionage is the former US Embassy in Tehran and displays documents, espionage equipment, photos and art installations.

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Dr. Hessabi Museum


Tajrish, Maqsoud-Beik (Shahid Darbandi) St., Dr. Hessabi St., No. 47

Dr. Hessabi Museum opened in 1992 in the house of Mahmoud Hessabi (1903-1992). The museum houses the personal belongings, books medals and items gifte...

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Ebrat Museum


Imam Khomeini Sq., Beginning of Ferdowsi St., Koushk Mesri St., Shahid Yarjani St., No. 11

Ebrat Museum opened in 2002 in the building used to jail revolutionaries during the Pahlavi era. The museum showcases torture techniques used during t...

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Electrical Industry Museum


Shohada Sq, Pirouzi St., Afrouz St.

Electrical Industry Museum opened in 1995 and showcases equipment and documents about the history of electricity production in Iran.

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Farshchian Miniature Museum


Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa'dabad Historical Complex

Farshchian Miniature Museum opened in 2001 in the former residence of Esmat Pahlavi. The museum displays the works of master painter Mahmoud Farshchia...

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Green Museum


Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa

Green Museum opened in 1981 in Saadabad. Located in the Shahvand Palace, it was once the residence of Reza Shah, the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty. T...

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Haftchenar Nature and Wildlife Museum


Qazvin St., Imamzadeh Masoum Bridge, Beryanak Sq., Haftchenar St.

Haftchenar Nature and Wildlife Museum opened in 1997 and has a collection of birds, fish and taxidermy animals.

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International Doll Museum


Pasdaran St., 5th Negarestan (Haj Haadi) St., No.4

This museum, which opened in 2014, houses a collection of 540 dolls and puppets from over 53 world countries. The museum also showcases dolls with eth...

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Jahan Nama Museum


Shahid Bahonar Sq., Niavaran Cultural Complex

Jahannama Museum opened in 1997 in Niavaran Palace Complex and houses ancient artifacts as well as modern Iranian art.

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Malek National Museum


Imam Khomeini St., Bagh-e Melli, Next to Foreign Ministry

Malek National Museum opened in 1937. The museum displays works by royal painter Kamal-ol Molk (1847-1940), miniature paintings, coins, calligraphic w...

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Mellat Museum


Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa

Mellat Museum opened in 1981 in Saadabad Palace in the former residence of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. The museum houses Persian carpets, Iranian and Weste...

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Military Museum


Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa

Military Museum opened in 1983 in Saadabad in the former residence of Shahram, the son of Ashraf Pahlavi. The museum houses military weapons and unifo...

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Mir-Emad Calligraphy Museum


Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa'dabad Historical Complex

Mir-Emad Calligraphy Museum opened in 1997 in Saadabad in the former residence of Farahnaz and Ali Reza Pahlavi. The museum houses a collection displa...

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Mohammad- Ali Raja’i Museum


Shohada Sq., Shahid Ajanlou Ave., Mirzaii Alley

Mohammad- Ali Raja’i Museum opened in 1994 and displays the personal belongings of revolutionary figure and president Mohammad- Ali Raja’i (1933-1981)...

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Money Museum


Kilometer 4 of Tehran - Karaj Hwy., Eram Park

Money Museum (Dafineh) opened in 1997 and houses a collection of paper money and coins.

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Moqaddam House


Imam Khomeini St., Between Sheikh Hadi St. and Vali-e-Asr St.

Moqaddam House is a Qajar era mansion, which belonged to a courtier named Mohammad Taqi Khan Ehtesab al-Molk. Some of the precious items collected by...

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Museum of Contemporary Arts


North Kargar St., Next to Laleh Park

Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts is an art museum. Inaugurated in 1977, the building of this museum itself is an example of contemporary art. The mu...

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Museum of Fine Arts


Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa

Museum of Fine Arts opened in 1994 in Saadabad in the Black Palace. The museum displays paintings from different eras.

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Museum of Medical Sciences History


North Kargar St., After Jalal Al Ahmad Expy., 16th St., Tehran University

Museum of Medical Sciences History opened in 2001 and displays medical manuscripts, equipment and documents pertaining to the history of medicine in I...

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Museum of Royal Dishes


Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa

Museum of Royal Dishes opened in 1993 in Saadabad Palace in the former residence of Ashraf Pahlavi. The museum houses a collection of dishes used by r...

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Music Museum


Tajrish Sq., Shahid Darbandi St. (Maqsoud Beik), Museum St.

Music Museum opened in 2010 and houses items displaying the history of music in Iran as well as the works of prominent musicians.

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Nation’s Arts Museum


Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa

The museum of the Nation’s Arts, which opened in 1995, is located in the basement of the former residence of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and displays pre-Is...

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National Museum of Iran


Imam Khomeini St., Si-e tir Intersection

National Museum of Iran opened in 1937 as the first modern museum of the country and houses different artifacts from different pre-Islamic eras in Ira...

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National Museum of Water


Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa

National Museum of Water opened in Saadabad in 1999 and houses a collection of items detailing historical technologies related to water, water transac...

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Natural History Museum of Iran


Niavaran St., Beginning of Darabad, Museum St.

Natural History Museum of Iran opened in 1992 in Darabad. The museum has live and taxidermy animals.

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Omidvar Brothers Museum


Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa

Omidvar Brothers Museum opened in Saadabad in 2003. It showcases items and photographs from the travels of Issa (1929) and Abdollah (1931) Omidvar who...

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Post and Telegraph Museum


Imam Khomeini St., Next to Bagh Melli Entrance

Post and Telegraph Museum opened in 1990. This museum displays postage stamps and ancient communications instruments.

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Qasr Museum


Motahari St., After Shariati St., Police Sq.

Qasr Museum opened in 2012 and offers different displays from the Qajar and Pahlavi eras about the history of Qasr Prison and wax figures.

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Rassam Arabzadeh Carpet Museum


Pasdaran St. , 1st Boustan St., Zomorodian Alley, No.4

Rassam Arabzadeh Carpet Museum opened in 1995 and displays carpets and carpet designs.

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Reza Abbasi Museum


Shariati St., Before Seyyed-e khandan Bridge, Corner of Mohajer St.

Reza Abbasi Museum or the Iran Museum opened in 1977 and displays artworks from different historical eras.

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Saba Residence Museum


Shariati St., Before Seyyed-e khandan Bridge, Corner of Mohajer St.

Saba Residence Museum opened in 1975 and houses the personal belongings and musical instruments of the late Abolhasan Saba (1902-1957).

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Sacred Defense Museum


Vanak Sq., South Haqqani Expy., After Modaress Bridge, Across from Taleqani Park

Sacred Defense Museum opened in 2012 and offers art installations and conceptual art about the 1980s war between Iraq-Iran.

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Safir Office Machines Museum


North Iranshahr, Kalantari St., No. 232

Safir Office Machines Museum is a private museum founded in 2008 by Frashad Kamalkhani. It includes a collection of early office machines including ty...

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Sahebqaraniyeh Palace Museum


Shahid Bahonar Sq., Niavaran Cultural Complex

Sahebqaraniyeh Palace Museum opened in 1998 in Niavaran Complex and houses collections of artifacts from the Qajar era.

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Sepah Bank Coin Museum


Imam Khomeini Sq., Ferdowsi St., Tabas Alley, Sepah Bank

Sepah Bank Coin Museum opened in 1963. This museum displays paper money and coins from different historical eras along with old banking equipment and...

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Shohada Museum of Behesht-e Zahra


South Azadegan Expy., Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery

Shohada Museum of Behesht-e Zahra opened in 1996 and displays the belongings of the martyrs of the 1980s Iraq-Iran war along with artworks related to...

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Shohada Museum of Chizar


Chizar Sq., Imamzadeh Ali Akbar

Shohada Museum of Chizar opened in 1997 and displays the belongings and artworks of Tehran Province martyrs who lost their lives in the 1980s Iraq-Ira...

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Sorkhe Hesar Wildlife Museum


End of Damavand St., Azmayesh intersection, Gol-e Maryam St.

Sorkhe Hesar Wildlife Museum opened in 1997 and houses taxidermy animals.

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Time Museum


Vali-e Asr St., Zaferanieh St., Corner of Baqdadi Crossroads

Time Museum opened in 1999 and displays the evolution of time-measurement instruments.

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Underglass Painting Museum


Qaedi Ave, Tonekabon Intersection, Hedayat

Underglass Painting Museum opened in 1998 and displays a collection of underglass paintings.

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