Natural Science Museum opened in 1988. This museum is located in the basement of Iranshahr high-school in Yazd. The museum has Zoology, Human Anatomy, Botany, and Geology sections.
Mirror and Light Museum
Mirror and Light Museum of Yazd is located in the structure built as a guesthouse by a former Yazdi personality. The house is a combination of traditional and European architecture and is lavishly decorated with stucco reliefs, wall paintings, and latticed doors and windows with stained glass. The Howzkhaneh or Pool House has the most decorations in the structure. The museum houses calligraphic collections, guns, coins, books, stamps, lamps and mirrors.
Mirza Mohammad Kazemeini Manuscripts and Documents Museum
Mirza Mohammad Kazemeini Manuscripts and Documents Museum opened in 2003. The museum houses 8,040 manuscripts as well as old documents and books on Quranic sciences and literature.
The Vaziri Museum opened in 1990 and houses a variety of items pertaining to the History of Yazd including manuscripts, old documents, deeds, antiques from Yazd traditional houses, locks, old clothing and coins. The museum is located next to the Vaziri library which was opened in 1955.
Yazd Water Museum
Yazd Water museum is located in the 100-year-old Kolah-douz-ha house, which is a five-story house and has two Qanat streams running underneath one of which is still active. The unique instruments displayed in the museum detail historical technologies related to water, water transactions, various deeds of endowment, traditional water distribution methods and different ancient utensils used to store or transfer water.
Heydarzadeh Coin and Anthropology Museum
The Heydarzadeh Coin and Anthropology Museum of Yazd is the country's only specialized coin museum. The museum houses ancient gold, silver, copper, brass coins from 42 different historical eras. Of the 4,800 items housed at the museum, 4,500 are old coins from various periods. The museum has coin displays that date from the Achaemenid (550-330 BC) era until the present day. A collection of paper money from the Nasser-al Din Shah (1831-1896) era up to the present day is among items showcased at this museum. The museum also has items of anthropological value such as more than 100 old locks and silver jewelry as well as amber, silver-embellished and agate prayer beads. Chains, clothing irons, agate rings, weapons, cookware (stone pots, bronze pots, vats and crocks), oil lamps, kerosene lamp, fuel lanterns, candle lanterns, and trainman's lanterns are some of the other items of anthropological value showcased at the museum. This private museum was opened by Hossein Heydarzadeh, a native of Fahadan Neighborhood in the old texture of Yazd City, in 2005. Heydarzadeh, who is a cultural heritage enthusiast, has been collecting the items showcased in the museum since 1956. Heydarzadeh Coin and Anthropology Museum is located in Fahadan Neighborhood in Arabzadeh House, which is sometimes also referred to as the Fahadan House. Arabzadeh House is a Qajar era (1785-1925) mansion with unique poem and arabesque stucco reliefs, ceiling woodwork decorations, lattice doors, stained glass windows and lightwells. The house has a Sedari (three-door or –window room), Panjdari (five-door or –window room), Balakhaneh (room on the second floor of traditional homes used to entertain guests) and a basement directly under the Panjdari room. Like other traditional homes, Arabzadeh House also has a rectangular pool in its main courtyard directly in front of its Panjdari room. Arabzadeh House was registered as a National Heritage Site in 2002.
Natural History Museum of the Environmental Research Center
The Natural History Museum of the Environmental Research opened in 2004 and offers insight into animals, wildlife, and nature of Yazd Province.