Located in Tehran, beside Laleh Park, and founded in 1976, the Carpet Museum of Iran exhibits a variety of Persian carpets from all over Iran, dating from the 16th century to the present.
موزه فرش ایران
|Established||11 February 1978|
|Coordinates||35°42′40″N 51°23′25″E / 35.7112°N 51.3904°E|
The museum's exhibition hall occupies 3,400 square metres (37,000 sq ft) and its library contains approximately 7,000 books.
The museum was designed by architect Abdol-Aziz Mirza Farmanfarmaian. The perforated structure around the museum's exterior is designed both to resemble a carpet loom, and to cast shade on the exterior walls, reducing the impact of the hot summer sun on the interior temperature.
- ^ "Carpet museum of iran". 21 September 2019.
- Website of the Carpet Museum of Iran
- About the Carpet Museum of Iran
- Carpet Museum in Contemporary Architecture of Iran's Official website