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Reza Abbasi Museum

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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

Information on 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