The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies
LONDON, (CAIS) -- The National Museum of Iran (NMI) formerly Iran Bâstân Museum (Ancient Iran Museum) in central Tehran will be closed in February 2007 to undergo renovation, the Persian service of CHN reported on Monday.
of the artifacts will be transferred to the storeroom and the unique items will
be put on display at the temporary exhibit hall of the museum.
of the Post-Sasanid era section of the museum has been dedicated to the
temporary exhibit hall, which is undergoing renovation, said the curator of the
museum, who expressed hope the hall will be ready by the end of autumn.
Kargar added, “After the renovation, the unique artifacts will be transferred
to the section and the general public will visit a part of the renovated museum.
hall will be renovated according to the latest architectural techniques and will
be equipped with modern ventilation and lighting systems.”
The Iranian National Museum, is not only the greatest archaeological and historical museum of Iran, but also is one of the few greatest museums of the world in terms of quantity, quality and variety of the object in display.
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