About Iran - Moghadam Museum
Moghadam Museum
Mohsen Moqaddam, the elder son of the Qajar-era courtier Mohammad-Taqi Khan Ehtesabolmolk finished his studies in the fields of painting, art history and archaeology. He returned home with his French wife, "Selma" and to reside in his father's house. Mohsen and his wife, aside from being involved in cultural activities, spent time collecting historical and cultural artifacts. Mohsen Moqadam was one of the fist Iranian archaeologists who worked with great specialists of this field at several historical sites. He was the founder of Fine Art College and taught at Tehran university.
This beautiful house became a museum after the death Mr. Mohsen Moghaddam and his wife, Salma Koyomjian. Moghaddam donated his house to the Art and Archeology Departments of the University of Tehran to be used by students and researchers studying Persian.
Description:Moghadam Museum, was one of the luxurious houses of the Qajar period and has two sections called public exterior (Birouni) and courtyard(Andarouni).
Along with all the other splendid parts of this majestic house, visitors can also see beautiful golden tiles installed on the walls. Some of these tiles are unique in the world. In addition to all the doors and tiled walls of Moghadam’s gorgeous building, there is also a small room next to the entrance of the basement with all its doors and walls decorated with valuable and semi-valuable gems and corals.
Now there is a wonderful café in this museum and you can spend your time in this place.
Moghadam Museum is located on Imam Khomeini street near Hasan Abad Square.
How to get to Moghadam museum by public transport?
By Metro Station: Emam Ali University
Visiting hours:
From Saturday to Thursday: 9-16
Tell : 021 6646 3144
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