Azerbaijan Museum

This museum is one of the most important museums of Iran and it's the second historicalmuseum of Iran after the national museum of Tehran.

Address:
Next to the Blue mosque, Imam Khomeini street, Tabriz, East Azerbaijan, Iran
Visiting time:
Spring: 8 to 19:30, Summer: 8 to 14 and 16 to 20, Fall and Winter: 8 to 17:30
Weekly holiday:
Mondays
Annual holidays:
9th and 10th of Moharram, 28 Safar, 21th of Ramazan , 25th of Shavval( these are dates on the lunar calender) 14th Kordad (solar calender)
Entrance fee(Iranian):
30000
Intrance fee(Foreigners):
200000
Category:
Historical
About: Azerbaijan Museum

Azerbaijan museum is one of the most significant museums of Iran which is located in Tabriz and next to historical Blue mosque. This museum is recognized as the second historic museum of Iran after Tehran national museum, and it includes works related to pre-Islam and Islamic ages. Andrew Gedar, a French archeologist, has provided the regulating map of Azerbaijan museum’s construction and Ismael Dibaj, manager of culture department of Tabriz, has depicted it. 
In 1306 and 1307 SH (1927-28), exhibition of historic coins of Tabriz had been held in Tarbiat library. It was during these years that the plan of establishing Azerbaijan museum in this city was proposed. In 1336 Sh (1957) , 202 historic remnants belonging to ancient Iran museum were sent to Tabriz in order to be displayed in national library of this city. 
Later, historic objects and relics of Tabriz were kept and displayed in Nejat high school of this city. In Ordibehesht (May) of 1337 (1958) SH, construction of Azerbaijan museum started and this museum was exploited formally in 1341 SH (1962). 
 

General Specifications
Name
Azerbaijan Museum
Type of Museum
Historical
Year of Establishment
1962 ( 1341 solar calendar)
Special features
Azerbaijan Museum is known as the second museum of Iran after the national museum of Tehran.
Suggestions
Duration of visit
One hour
Nearest tourist attractions
The touristic attractions around the clock square, Blue mosque
Special Offer
Also, make sure to visit the statues of Mr. Ahad Hosseini down in the basement!
Access route
Address
Next to the Blue mosque, Imam Khomeini street, Tabriz, East Azerbaijan, Iran
How to access
Taxi, BRT
Phone number
041-35261696
Facilities
Museum Guide
Access for the disabled with wheelchair
Parking
Safekeeping
WC
Restaurant
Buffet
Residence
Azerbaijan Museum
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