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Reza Abbasi Museum


Reza Abbasi Museum

A golden rhyton of horse's head, Sassanid Empire, 6-7th century AD, located in Reza Abbasi Museum

The Reza Abbasi Museum (Persian: موزه رضا عباسی ) is a museum in Tehran, Iran. It is located in Seyed Khandan.[1] The museum is named after Reza Abbasi, one of the artists in the Safavid period.[2]


  • History 1
  • Collections 2
  • Library 3
  • Publication department 4
  • Training courses 5
  • The collection of silver coins 6
  • See also 7
  • References 8


Reza Abbasi Museum was officially opened in September 1977 under the guidance of

  1. ^ a b c d e
  2. ^ Iranian Tours
  3. ^ Pahlavi, Farah. ‘An Enduring Love: My Life with The Shah. A Memoir’ 2004
  4. ^ a b c d e Official Website
  5. ^ a b c Iran Chamber Society


See also

The collection of silver coins

There are also different training courses in the museum such as Drawing, Calligraphy, Watercolor and Oil painting.[1][4][5]

Training courses

The publication department has published many books regarding Iranian arts and collections.[4]

Publication department

There are over 10,000 Persian, English, French and German books about Iranian art history, archaeology and classical paintings in this museum.[1][4]


The collections of this museum belong to a period from the 2nd millennium BC to the early 20th century. The displays are set according to time interval. There are many objects exhibited in this museum such as artifacts made of baked clay, metal and stone from the pre historic times to pottery and metal objects, textile and lacquer painting, manuscripts and jewelry belonging to the Islamic period.[1][4][5]



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