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It started life as a palace, then a prison and now a museum. This place really is beautiful hidden gem in Tehran.
The museum itself focuses on its life as a former penitentiary. You can explore the cells and communal areas. Some of the exhibits...More
1. It's building has been constructed by order of "FATH ALI SHAH" at 1213 hijri. He was the second Shah ( Qajar emperor) of Iran. But the main buildings has been destroyed
2. By order of Reza shah Pahlavi it has been used as prison...More
I didn't know what to expect from this but I ended up spending almost 3 hours here. The museum in the prison was set up by a group of former prisoners from pre-revolution days. It is extensive and very well set up. We even spoke...More
this is actually a closed prison, its old name was "ZENDANE GHASR" before and it was not a nice place. now it is. it is interesting to see as a museum and a prison in the same time remind me of ALCATRAZ. it is in...More
It’s a park with an old building with traditional architecture in between that used to be a prison. It was restored and turned into museum in recent years. They tried to convey the feelings associated to places of this nature by using lighting and color....More
The prison was constructed on a site which use to be an 18th century royal palace. It is the first modern Iranian correction facility constructed in 1929. For more information, refer to the website. Feel free to ask questions.
It's a central, must see place...More
As I said if you are a history don't miss the place . It used to be a famous prison in Tehran . They hava many magnificent art installation in it now. In the political prisoner part you will find a woman as a guide...More