Azerbaijan Museum (Tabriz)



The Azerbaijani Museum, or Tabriz Museum, is a museum located in Iran in Tabriz, capital of the province of Eastern Azerbaijan, in the north-west of the country. Inaugurated in April 1958 during the reign of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, this museum is dedicated to the history and archeology of the region. It is one of the most important in Iran in these areas. It is not far from Khaqani Park and Blue Mosque. A dozen showcases display anthropological pieces of great significance for local history. Some pieces of the museum go back to the av.

The numismatic is particularly represented with pieces from different periods of the last three centuries BC. The objects of Islamic art meanwhile extend from here to. The permanent exhibition also exposes objects related to the constitutional revolution. Visitors also find Western art objects, with bronze statues and paintings by European artists. The museum is spread over squares, and has about 4500 objects, as well as a library of 2500 works.

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