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Address: Sarv st. Haqqani exp. Vanak square, Tehran 11369, Iran
Phone Number:
+98 21 8865 7026
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 17:00

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A modern and impressive museum

Situated in a massive park, this modern museum is quite impressive and provides great information about the Islamic revolution and Iran-Iraq war.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated in a massive park, this modern museum is quite impressive and provides great information about the Islamic revolution and Iran-Iraq war.

Thank asiawatt
Brno, Czech Republic
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Very interesting museum about Islamic revolution and following Iraq-Iran war. Completely modern full of current technology to give you insight in to the war and feelings of common people of Iran during that time. Main museum is divided in to the seven halls each dedicated to some part of war mainly focused on emotional part (Martyrs, Outcome, Victory, ...). It... More 

2 Thank Jindřich A
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Not long after the last Shah was overthrown in 1979 Iraq under Saddam Hussein started war against Iran. That war lasted 8 years. Saddam Hussein was backed by Western and Arab allies. This war did not attract a lot of attention in the West despite the fact most European powers and the USA were allied to Saddam and thus complicit... More 

1 Thank Robert937
Jakarta, Indonesia
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

this is super large museum. its clear that iran is very proud of their military abilities. my favorite collection is their various missile.

1 Thank rlahuddin
Toulouse, France
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106 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

A surprisingly interesting and enjoyable insight into the history of the 1979 revolution and the war with Iraq that followed soon after. Interesting to see this very emotional journey through 7 rooms of exhibits and story-telling. Unlike a western museum.

2 Thank Martin W
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Accessible via Hemat and Haqani metro stations. A great opportunity to see 21th century Iranian architecture and learn about 1980s Iran-Iraq war.

1 Thank Arsalan A
Brisbane, Australia
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This huge museum features modern and high quality design and displays. Although only roughly half the displays have English descriptions, we still manage to gain a deeper understanding of how ugly and shameless was the so called superpowers (US, UK, USSR, etc) using the region as their playground to benefit themselves from oil and arms trade; how ordinary Iranians became... More 

1 Thank pchu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

You can see war airplane, tank & .... used in war Iran-Iraq , rifle-pit in cold and hot regions with cold & hot temperature, Very beautiful Statues of commanders & martyrs, Ruined places of a city ( Khorramshahr), .... If you are with a child , care about fear of your child especially in ruined places . I think this... More 

1 Thank Mahdi M
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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

I went to this museum not expecting much apart from a lot of govt. hype but I was completely wrong. While there is an element of that, this museum is so much more. Creative, artistic, immersive; just some of the adjectives I'd use to describe this wonderful museum. Yes, the subject matter is a bit morbid but the way it... More 

1 Thank Amir D
Boliden, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

You can just visit outside, if you don´t feel like visiting another museum. There are a lot of tanks and rockets displayed outside, with some information. The gardens are also lovely, so enjoy a walk there.

1 Thank Ana L

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