Abgineh Museum
Jomhouri St., Si-e tir St., No. 59
+98 21 667 081 53
 9:00 am -5:00 pm
 Closed on religious holidays
Abgineh Museum opened in 1989. This glassware and ceramics museum houses the finest collection of porcelain, glassware and crystals made throughout Iranian history. The museum is located in the 1,040-square-meter mansion built by Qajar (1781–1925) and Pahlavi (1925-1979) Prime Minister Ahmad Qavam (1876- 1955) also known as Qavam al-Saltaneh. Qa...
Abkar Miniatures Museum
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa'dabad Historical Complex
+98 21 227 520 31-9
 Spring and summer from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Fall and winter from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays and religouse holidays
Abkar Miniatures Museum opened in 1994 in Saadabad in the former residence of Leila Pahlavi. It houses a collection of miniature paintings by Clara Abkar (1915-1996).
Air Force Museum
Pirouzi St., End of 5th Air Force St.
 Not open to public
Air Force Museum opened in 1972 and houses a collection of real and model aircraft.
Anthropology Museum
15 Khordad Sq., Golestan Palace Complex
+98 21 331 133 35-8
 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Closed on Sundays
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 collection of artifacts belonging to different eras as well as information on the tribes and ethnicities of Iran.
Azadi Museum
Azadi Sq., Azadi Cultural Complex
+98 21 660 239 51-4
 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
 Closed on Saturdays
Azadi Museum is part of the Azadi Cultural Complex located in the Azadi (Freedom or Liberty) Tower of Tehran. The museum showcases pre-Islamic  artifacts to Qajar era (1785-1925) items such as gold and enamel pieces, painted pottery, marble, miniature, and paintings as well as an exact replica of the Cyrus Cylinder –considered the first human right...
Behzad Museum
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa
+98 21 227 520 31-9
 Spring and summer from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Fall and winter from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays and religouse holidays
Behzad Museum opened in 1994 in Saadabad in the former residence of Reza Pahlavi. This museum showcases classical and modern works by Hossein Behzad (1894-1968).
Carpet Museum of Iran
Corner of Dr. Fatemi St. and Kargar St.
+98 21 889 677 07
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.
Cinema Museum
Vali-e Asr St., After Zaferaniyeh intersection, Bagh Ferdows
+98 21 227 050 05-9, 21 227 258 80-5
 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
 Fridays from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Closed on Saturdays
Cinema Museum opened in 1998 in Bagh Ferdows and displays the history of Iranian cinema.
City Photo House
Haft-e Tir Sq., Bahar Shiraz St., Bahar Shiraz Sq.
+98 21 888 489 93
 Sat. –Weds. From 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Thurs. from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Closed on Fridays
This museum opened in 1995 and is considered the only specialized photography museum in Iran and the Middle East. 
Crown Jewels Museum
Imam Khomeini Sq., Ferdowsi St., Before Istanbul Crossroads
+98 21 644 647 00
 2 pm -4:30 pm
 Closed on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and holidays
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 which is not known. Before the Safavids (1501–1736) Iranian kings had never created a collection of valuable jewels. The Safavids were the first to send procurers to international markets to obtain...
Den of Espionage
Taleqani St.
 Open to public on the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution
The Den of Espionage is the former US Embassy in Tehran and displays documents, espionage equipment, photos and art installations.
Dr. Hessabi Museum
Tajrish, Maqsoud-Beik (Shahid Darbandi) St., Dr. Hessabi St., No. 47
+98 21 222 020 06
 12:30 pm- 4:00 pm
 Closed on Wednesdays
 *Always call before visiting
Dr. Hessabi Museum opened in 1992 in the house of Mahmoud Hessabi (1903-1992). The museum houses the personal belongings, books medals and items gifted to this physics genius.
Ebrat Museum
Imam Khomeini Sq., Beginning of Ferdowsi St., Koushk Mesri St., Shahid Yarjani St., No. 11
+98 21 667 220 97
 10:00 am -2:00 pm
 Open every day
Ebrat Museum opened in 2002 in the building used to jail revolutionaries during the Pahlavi era. The museum showcases torture techniques used during the Pahlavi era as well as wax figures of the torturers and prisoners.
Electrical Industry Museum
Shohada Sq, Pirouzi St., Afrouz St.
+98 21 333 490 40
 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
 Closed on Thursdays and Fridays
Electrical Industry Museum opened in 1995 and showcases equipment and documents about the history of electricity production in Iran.
Farshchian Miniature Museum
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa'dabad Historical Complex
+98 21 227 520 31-9
 Spring and summer from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Fall and winter from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays and religouse holidays
Farshchian Miniature Museum opened in 2001 in the former residence of Esmat Pahlavi. The museum displays the works of master painter Mahmoud Farshchian (1930).
Green Museum
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa
+98 21 227 520 31-9
 Spring and summer from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Fall and winter from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays and religouse holidays
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. The museum features stucco reliefs, mirror work, Persian marquetry (Khatam) samples, carpets, paintings, and sculptures.
Haftchenar Nature and Wildlife Museum
Qazvin St., Imamzadeh Masoum Bridge, Beryanak Sq., Haftchenar St.
+98 21 557 387 45
 8:00 am- 10:00 pm
 Closed on Saturdays
Haftchenar Nature and Wildlife Museum opened in 1997 and has a collection of birds, fish and taxidermy animals.
International Doll Museum
Pasdaran St., 5th Negarestan (Haj Haadi) St., No.4
+98 21 228 894 01
 11:00 Am - 7:00 pm
 Opend on Thursdays and Fridays
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 ethnic Iranian costumes. 
Jahan Nama Museum
Shahid Bahonar Sq., Niavaran Cultural Complex
+98 21 222 820 50, 21 222 870 12
 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
 Closed on some Saturdays and Wednesdays Always open on Thursdays and Fridays
Jahannama Museum opened in 1997 in Niavaran Palace Complex and houses ancient artifacts as well as modern Iranian art.
Malek National Museum
Imam Khomeini St., Bagh-e Melli, Next to Foreign Ministry
+98 21 667 437 43-4
 Sat. to Wed. from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
 Thurs.: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
 Closed on Fridays and holidays
Malek National Museum opened in 1937. The museum displays works by royal painter Kamal-ol Molk (1847-1940), miniature paintings, coins, calligraphic works, stamp collections, flag collections and ancient carpets.
Mellat Museum
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa
+98 21 227 520 31-9
 Spring and summer from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Fall and winter from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays and religouse holidays
Mellat Museum opened in 1981 in Saadabad Palace in the former residence of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. The museum houses Persian carpets, Iranian and Western paintings, exquisite chandeliers, and porcelain as well as a desk belonging to Marie-Antoinette.
Military Museum
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa
+98 21 227 520 31-9
 Spring and summer from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Fall and winter from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays and religouse holidays
Military Museum opened in 1983 in Saadabad in the former residence of Shahram, the son of Ashraf Pahlavi. The museum houses military weapons and uniforms from the Achaemenid era to the present.
Mir-Emad Calligraphy Museum
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa'dabad Historical Complex
+98 21 227 520 31-9
 Spring and summer from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Fall and winter from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays and religouse holidays
Mir-Emad Calligraphy Museum opened in 1997 in Saadabad in the former residence of Farahnaz and Ali Reza Pahlavi. The museum houses a collection displaying the history of the art of calligraphy in Iran.
Mohammad- Ali Raja’i Museum
Shohada Sq., Shahid Ajanlou Ave., Mirzaii Alley
+98 21 335 666 65
 Sat. to Wed. from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
 Thurs.: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
 Closed on Fridays and holidays
Mohammad- Ali Raja’i Museum opened in 1994 and displays the personal belongings of revolutionary figure and president Mohammad- Ali Raja’i (1933-1981).
Money Museum
Kilometer 4 of Tehran - Karaj Hwy., Eram Park
+98 21 441 430 88
 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Closed on Thursdays and Fridays
Money Museum (Dafineh) opened in 1997 and houses a collection of paper money and coins.
Moqaddam House
Imam Khomeini St., Between Sheikh Hadi St. and Vali-e-Asr St.
+98 21 664 631 44
 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
 Closed on Saturdays
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 the owner of the house have been installed in various parts of the mansion. Items including textiles, documents, hookahs, coins, seals, and paintings are also on display in this house. The house was g...
Museum of Contemporary Arts
North Kargar St., Next to Laleh Park
+98 21 889 893 74
 Sun. - Thurs. from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
 Fri. from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 Closed on Saturdays and religouse holidays
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 museum has the biggest collection of modern Western art outside Europe and the United States.
Museum of Ethnological Studies
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa
+98 21 227 520 31-9
 Spring and summer from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Fall and winter from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays and religouse holidays
Museum of Ethnological Studies opened in 1994 in Saadabad in the former residence of Shams Pahlavi and houses ethnological artifacts.
Museum of Fine Arts
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa
+98 21 227 520 31-9
 Spring and summer from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Fall and winter from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays and religouse holidays
Museum of Fine Arts opened in 1994 in Saadabad in the Black Palace. The museum displays paintings from different eras.
Museum of Medical Sciences History
North Kargar St., After Jalal Al Ahmad Expy., 16th St., Tehran University
+98 21 886 328 55
 Sat. - Wed. from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
 Thurs. - Fri. from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Closed on religouse holidays
Museum of Medical Sciences History opened in 2001 and displays medical manuscripts, equipment and documents pertaining to the history of medicine in Iran.
Museum of Royal Dishes
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa
+98 21 227 520 31-9
 Spring and summer from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Fall and winter from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays and religouse holidays
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 royal families.
Music Museum
Tajrish Sq., Shahid Darbandi St. (Maqsoud Beik), Museum St.
+98 21 226 727 85, 21 222 317 08, 21 226 727 84
 10:00 am- 5:00 pm
 Closed on Saturdays
Music Museum opened in 2010 and houses items displaying the history of music in Iran as well as the works of prominent musicians.
Nation’s Arts Museum
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa
+98 21 227 520 31-9
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-Islamic and Islamic artifacts and contemporary sculptures and paintings.
National Museum of Iran
Imam Khomeini St., Si-e tir Intersection
+98 21 6670 20 61-66
 Spring & Summer from 9:00 am - 5:45pm
 Fall & Winter from 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
 Closed on Mondays
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 Iranian history. Built on the order of Reza Shah Pahlavi (1878-1944), the building of this museum was designed by French archaeologist, architect and historian André Godard (1881-1965) to resemble the Sa...
National Museum of Water
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa
+98 21 227 520 31-9
 Spring and summer from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Fall and winter from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays and religouse holidays
National Museum of Water opened in Saadabad in 1999 and houses a collection of items detailing historical technologies related to water, water transactions, traditional water distribution methods and different ancient utensils used to store or transfer water.
Natural History Museum of Iran
Niavaran St., Beginning of Darabad, Museum St.
+98 21 222 900 02
 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
 Closed on Saturdays and religouse holidays
Natural History Museum of Iran opened in 1992 in Darabad. The museum has live and taxidermy animals.
Omidvar Brothers Museum
Vali-e Asr St., Falahi St. (Zaferanieh), Kamal Taheri St., Sa
+98 21 227 520 31-9
 Spring and summer from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Fall and winter from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays and religouse holidays
Omidvar Brothers Museum opened in Saadabad in 2003. It showcases items and photographs from the travels of Issa (1929) and Abdollah (1931) Omidvar who are explorers, photographers and documentary makers.
Post and Telegraph Museum
Imam Khomeini St., Next to Bagh Melli Entrance
+98 21 667 005 03
 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Closed on Thursdays and Fridays
Post and Telegraph Museum opened in 1990. This museum displays postage stamps and ancient communications instruments.
Presidential Museum
 Closed to public
Presidential Museum opened in 1983 and displays items gifted to the presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Qasr Museum
Motahari St., After Shariati St., Police Sq.
+98 21 884 234 00
 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 Open every day
Qasr Museum opened in 2012 and offers different displays from the Qajar and Pahlavi eras about the history of Qasr Prison and wax figures.
Rassam Arabzadeh Carpet Museum
Pasdaran St. , 1st Boustan St., Zomorodian Alley, No.4
+98 21 228 497 75
 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
 Closed on Thursdays and Fridays
Rassam Arabzadeh Carpet Museum opened in 1995 and displays carpets and carpet designs.
Reza Abbasi Museum
Shariati St., Before Seyyed-e khandan Bridge, Corner of Mohajer St.
+98 21 885 130 02
 9:00 am- 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays
Reza Abbasi Museum or the Iran Museum opened in 1977 and displays artworks from different historical eras.
Saba Residence Museum
Shariati St., Before Seyyed-e khandan Bridge, Corner of Mohajer St.
+98 21 885 130 02
 9:00 am- 4:30 pm
 Closed on Mondays
Saba Residence Museum opened in 1975 and houses the personal belongings and musical instruments of the late Abolhasan Saba (1902-1957).
Sacred Defense Museum
Vanak Sq., South Haqqani Expy., After Modaress Bridge, Across from Taleqani Park
+98 21 886 570 26
 Sun. - Thurs. from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Fri. from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Closed on Saterday
Sacred Defense Museum opened in 2012 and offers art installations and conceptual art about the 1980s war between Iraq-Iran.
Safir Office Machines Museum
North Iranshahr, Kalantari St., No. 232
+98 21 883 203 20
 Under Renovation
Safir Office Machines Museum is a private museum founded in 2008 by Frashad Kamalkhani. It includes a collection of early office machines including typewriters, check writers, pencil sharpeners, calculators, cash registers, telegraph equipment, and telephones.
Sahebqaraniyeh Palace Museum
Shahid Bahonar Sq., Niavaran Cultural Complex
+98 21 222 820 50, 21 222 870 12
 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
 Closed on some Saturdays and Wednesdays Always open on Thursdays and Fridays
Sahebqaraniyeh Palace Museum opened in 1998 in Niavaran Complex and houses collections of artifacts from the Qajar era.
Sepah Bank Coin Museum
Imam Khomeini Sq., Ferdowsi St., Tabas Alley, Sepah Bank
+98 21 667 480 60, 21 359 124 34
 Under Renovation
Sepah Bank Coin Museum opened in 1963. This museum displays paper money and coins from different historical eras along with old banking equipment and documents.
Shohada Museum of Behesht-e Zahra
South Azadegan Expy., Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery
+98 21 552 023 64
 Sun. - Thurs. from 8:00 - 4:00 pm Fri. and Sat. from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
 Open every day
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 the culture of martyrdom and altruism.
Shohada Museum of Chizar
Chizar Sq., Imamzadeh Ali Akbar
+98 21 222 144 55
 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Open every day
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-Iran war.
Sorkhe Hesar Wildlife Museum
End of Damavand St., Azmayesh intersection, Gol-e Maryam St.
+98 21 773 557 81
 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Closed on Thursdays and Fridays
Sorkhe Hesar Wildlife Museum opened in 1997 and houses taxidermy animals.
Time Museum
Vali-e Asr St., Zaferanieh St., Corner of Baqdadi Crossroads
+98 21 221 829 50
 Sat. - Thurs. from 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
 Fri. From 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Open every day
Time Museum opened in 1999 and displays the evolution of time-measurement instruments.
Underglass Painting Museum
Qaedi Ave, Tonekabon Intersection, Hedayat
+98 21 775 267 77
 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Closed on Mondays
Underglass Painting Museum opened in 1998 and displays a collection of underglass paintings.