Tabriz is known as the city of the firsts and is considered one of the most attractive cities in northwestern Iran. This city with a long history and a variety of ancient and historical objects holds different museums to present various objects.
If you are going to discover a part of Azerbaijan province and especially Tabriz's history, the Qajar Museum is calling you. An old museum belonging to the Qajar era is located in one of the old neighborhoods of Tabriz called Sheshgolan. A second-floor museum with original Qajar-era decorations to show historical objects. The different parts of the Qajar Museum include Metals Hall, Glassware Hall, Fanus Hall, Arms Hall, etc.
An old house with beautiful authentic Iranian decorations to display measuring instruments. The measuring museum is a place to display measuring tools such as small goldsmith scales and large scales. Among other displayed objects in this museum are weighted, oil measurements, measuring tools in meteorology, etc. One of the fascinating objects is a tree trunk that belongs 5 million years ago. In this museum, you will get to know measuring devices in different periods of history and their evolution.
One of the most prestigious museums in Iran displays the most beautiful historical objects of Iran in the city of Tabriz. The Azerbaijan or Tabriz Museum is located next to the Blue Mosque and is considered the second historical museum of Iran after the National Museum of Tehran. The Azerbaijan Museum consists of three exhibition halls and more than 2,300 objects belonging to the pre-Islamic and post-Islamic eras. Some museum objects include valuable sculptures made by prominent artists. The stone works section of this museum with its beauty will fascinate every viewer.
If you are a nature traveler or a hunter, the Museum of Natural History of Azerbaijan will be your best choice. If you are interested in getting to know the nature and wildlife of Azerbaijan and you want to find a lot of information about the characteristics of rare animals in Azerbaijan and other parts of Iran, the Tabriz Museum of Natural History is calling you. This museum is established in 1372 by the environmental organization of East Azarbaijan province to preserve and display special species of taxidermied animals.
If you are going "to kill two birds with one stone" the Pottery Museum is the best place. You will not only visit an Iranian old house with traditional decoration but also the best artistic Potteries in Tabriz can surprise you well. The Pottery Museum is an art museum in Tabriz, Iran, established in one of the historical houses of the city known as Sarraflar’s House, which belongs to the Qajar era.
It includes the following sections:
- Gallery: a permanent gallery to show the best artworks of famous artists.
- Howz-Khaneh: a place for temporary galleries of artworks of artists.
- Training courses
A museum of tastes resulting from 47 years of sculpture. Behtoni Museum is a collection of all kinds of food, fruits, and snacks, all of which are made with cement and plaster. Ostad Behtoni Museum is one of the museums and attractions of Tabriz and one of the first private museums in Iran. This museum collection includes 10,000 pieces of innovative works by Professor Mohammad Hassan Behtouni, including plaster and cement sculptures of fruits, dried fruits, foods, proverbs, customs, etc.
If you are interested in Iranian poetry and literature, Shahriar's House is calling you. This museum is located in the old neighborhood of Maghsodieh and used to be the residence of Professor Shahriar. This building belongs to the second Pahlavi period, and after Shahriar's death, it became a place to display Shahriar's works in this museum.