Carpet Museum of Iran

When talking about Iran or Persia, Persian rugs is one of the first objects that comes to mind. You may wonder why Persian rugs are so famous for being amazing and high quality. The history and origin of this essential element of Iranian homes are the main reasons to make it so famous in the world. The carpet museum of Iran is the right place to learn about the Persian carpet and its incredible history. Iran's carpet museum looks great with a variety of Persian rugs of different patterns, knots and colors.

The Persian carpet museum is located on Fatemi Street, one of the central streets of Tehran and just in the northwest corner of Laleh Park. In addition to being easily accessible by public transport, it has a perfect location for tourists who wish to visit other tourist attractions in Tehran such as the Golestan Palace, the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Museum of Iran, the National Museum of the jewelry and etc.

The carpet museum of Iran was opened in 1978 with a limited amount of carpets selected by experts. With the passage of time different types of precious Persian carpets from all over Iran gathered. Currently, the carpet museum of Iran has a great variety of carpets and it is where the art of weaving carpets is developed, carpet research is carried out and it is a great exhibition for art and history lovers.

The building of the carpet museum of Iran is itself a work of art. The great architect Farmanfarmaian has created a building in the form of a carpet loom where the pillars cast shadows on the museum to reduce the temperature during the summer. The building consists of two main rooms, one to exhibit more than one hundred types of carpets and another for seasonal exhibitions.

During your visit to Tehran, do not miss the opportunity to enjoy visiting the carpet museum of Iran, which is one of the elements of the "What to visit in Tehran" list and is also normally included in the tourist packages of Tehran and Iran, especially in Iran cultural tours. Although it is a historic site, normally Iran's tour operators such as Iran Negin Travel include the carpet museum of Iran on their ecological trips to Iran, adventure trips to Iran, religious trips to Iran and, of course, experiences in Tehran.

Our cultural trips to Iran are mostly the option to explore the carpet museum of Iran and learn about Persian rugs.




carpet museum Iran

carpet museum Iran

carpet museum Iran


Additional Information

Opening Hours

09:00 - 17:00

Admission Entrance

500.000 IRR