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Abgineh Museum; An Exhibition of Medieval Glass Works

Abgineh Museum; An Exhibition of Medieval Glass Works

It is located in a historic building of the Qajar period. Opened in 1980, the museum is housed in the mansion of the former prime minister Qavam al-Saltaneh, and from 1953 to 1960 it functioned as the Egyptian Embassy, so the building itself has architectural merit.

century, known as the Golden Age of glass-making in Iran, 14th-century pottery from Takht-e Soleyman and some later Safavid and Qajar ceramics.

However, most of the glass, some 260 pieces, is exhibited on the ground floor on the Glassware and Ceramic Museum.

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