In November 2008 and in an area of 1700 square meters, Ardabil Archaeological Museum was established in a part of the surrounding area The tomb of Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili is located. The works in the sections of Ardabil Archaeological Museum include objects belonging to pre-Islamic, Islamic and different historical periods. Join us in reading this article to know where the Ardabil Archaeological Museum is and to get more acquainted with its sections.
In this collection, there is a section to display the Parthian history and civilization and an area called Buini Yoghun, which is called the Open Age. This section is related to the prehistoric period to Islam and visitors interested in this section can see different examples in the eastern part. It is interesting to know that in ancient Iran, if a person died before noon, he was facing the sun, if he died in the afternoon, he was facing west and at night facing the moon. In the years 83 to 84, valuable artifacts were discovered from the Ghezel Ozan River basin by Russian archaeologists, which will soon be on display.
Metal and glass objects were displayed in a part of the museum, which shows the taste and art of the people of this land. These objects date back to the Sassanid period and the first millennium BC and various Islamic periods. Also, this museum, due to having glass objects that are rare and healthy examples of different eras, with Tehran Glass Museum equals.
On the first floor and basement of the complex, there are pottery objects related to different historical and Islamic periods; Gray vessels and pottery with Ardabil style carvings that date back to the Achaemenid, Parthian and first millennium BC and pottery that belong to the middle and late Islamic period.
In some parts of the museum, there are coins from different eras and Byzantium, made of silver and gold, which date back to early Islam and the Sassanid period. These coins are a valuable treasure, because they will represent the art of metalworking, minting Iranian coins, the art of calligraphy and the evolution of lines.
Address: Ardabil, Aali Qapo Square, in front of Mullah Hadi Street, next to the tomb and tomb of Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili
Visiting hours: Every day except Wednesdays, from 8 am to 8 pm