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Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

Reza Abbasi Museum

Reza Abbasi Museum

Reza Abbasi Museum

The Reza Abbasi Museum is named after Reza Abbasi, one of the artists in the Safavid period. The Museum is home to a unique collection of Persian art dating back to the second millennium BC, from both the pre-Islamic and Islamic eras.

The Museum also holds over 10,000 Persian, English, French and German books about Persian art, history, archaeology and classical paintings. The museum provides a fascinating overview of the cultural richness and history of the region.

Exhibits of the Reza Abbasi Museum

Reza Abbasi Museum

  • Museum:                Reza Abbasi Museum
  • Persian:                   موزه رضا عباسی
  • City:                         Tehran
  • Opened:                  1977
  • Country:                  Iran
  • Location:                 Seyed Khandan

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– Iranian Proverb

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Photo Credits: 1) Behrooz Rezvani [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons |Note: no currently available pictures of the museum. Picture used is Bucharest Street in Tehran’s Abbas Abad

 

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