Museum of time in Tehran
Author : Cmin | Date : Sunday 13 February 2022 11:43
Museum of time in Tehran
Museum of time in Tehran, one of the Iran tourism attractions, that is related to the Qajar era and belongs to 80 years ago, and is one of the buildings that still stand in Tehran, shines like the diamond in the north of the capital of Iran and at this moment, by displaying old and antique watches is named the museum of time. Today in our Iran travel blog, we will talk about this beautiful museum. So stay with us.
About the museum of time
Tehran was the capital of Iran during several dynasties in history. That’s why there are many historical monuments as well as old-fashioned houses in this city. Among the palaces and museums in Tehran, the museum of time is one of the most beautiful and best palaces where you can spend your leisure time.
Museum of time is one of the museums in Tehran with a special theme, which starts its work 16 years ago and is referred to as the first Iranian Museum of time. The architecture and decor of this museum are very interesting and are very suitable for those looking for a tranquil environment in Tehran.
Museum of time history
If you are wondering that that museum of time belongs to what period and who, we should say that, as we mentioned, the museum of time was built in the Qajar dynasty, the period of Mohammad Shah and Naser-al-Din Shah. This building was the house of Hussein Khodadad, an Iranian industrialist and entrepreneur.
Museum of time architecture
Museum of time attracted the attention of the audience for three reasons. First, the elements that exist in the building of the museum of time, the second is the greenery and beauty of the museum of time garden, and the third is the architecture and decoration of this building, for example stylizing this museum only took 12 years, which distinguishes the museum of time from other old buildings in Tehran.
Without a doubt, the beauty of the museum of time building strikes every audience. By entering this beautiful and authentic mansion, you cannot think for hours of anything but the art and Iranian architecture of this museum.
Sights and watches at the museum of time
In the museum of time, many clocks were collected from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. Besides Iran, some of these clocks were also collected from countries like Switzerland, England, France, and Germany.
The Clocks of famous people such as Nasser-al-Din Shah, Professor Hesabi also exist in the museum of time, and there are also documents related to the subject of time, mechanical clocks, and other kinds of clocks in the museum of time.
Museum of time first floor
The first floor of the museum of time includes spectacular examples of alarm clocks, such as desktop clocks, pendant clocks, and stand clocks, each of which is a combination of industry and art.
One of the outstanding works in the museum of time first floor is a niche clock that the image of Reza Shah Pahlavi engraved on it and belongs to 80 years ago. There is also a gold-plated French desk clock that is made of bronze, which was built in the 19th century. On this watch, the figure of Homer, a famous Greek poet, has been engraved.
Another part of the museum on time first floor is a beautiful room called the Isfahani Room. The skillful design of this room is similar to the music room of Ali Qapu palace in Isfahan.
The ceiling of this room is decorated with designs from the Isfahan carpet and gold waterwork. The designed gypsum tableaus from the of Adam, Eve, Abel, and Cain have also created an extraordinary effect on this room in the museum of time.
Museum of time second floor
The museum of time second floor is dedicated to parts such as the clock repair utility, a set of watches and pocket watches, Qajar kings’ special clocks. Also, you can find astrological timer instruments, a replica of Bisotun inscriptions, and ancient calendars on this floor of the museum of time.
Also, in the museum of time area, you can find many strange clocks, such as a sun clock, hourglass, blue-mechanical clock, rope clock, candlelight clock, water clock, and fuel clock.
Other examples of watches and famous and old objects you can find in the museum of time are the ship clock, two-stroke watches, guard watches, ancient Iranian calendars, and time-measuring dishes in different parts of this building
Museum of time cafe
There is a very famous café in the museum of time where you can have a cafe or tea among the trees while you are listening to the sounds of the birds.
Of course, you should know that this café's breakfast in the museum of time is very popular, so if you like to eat an incredible breakfast on a lovely day, this cafe can be an excellent option for you. this museum is a great place to visit on your Iran tours, so don't miss your chance.
More information about the museum of time:
Address: Parzin Baghdadi St. - Zaferanieh St. – Tehran - Tehran Province - Iran
- The first six months of the year: Saturday to Wednesday from 9:00 to 19:00, on Thursdays and Fridays, and holidays from 10:00 to 19:00
- The second six months of the year: Saturday to Wednesday from 09:00 to 17:00, Thursday and Friday, and holidays from 10:00 to 17:00
Weekend closure: -
Cost for foreign nationals: 30,000 IRR
Suggested visit time: 1 hour
Phone number: +98 (021) 22417337
Nearest Tourist Attractions: Iran cinema museum
Best time to visit: 4 seasons especially Spring and Autumn
Access to vehicles:
Abgineh Museum; Collectible of Crockery and glass containers
Ali Qapu Palace
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