The establishment of the Cinema Museum of Iran was the fulfillment of a dream; an accomplishment that delighted the advocates of Iranian culture with the promise that the efforts of the founders and enthusiasts of this artistic industry will be recorded and safeguarded as a guiding light for the future generations, as well as a source of pride and honor for those who have watched the reflection of their lifetime.
Tehran, this beautiful metropolis contains many awesome old museum and mansions which are the main tourist attractions of it. Yet amid these spectacular museums, there is a particular one related to Time. Time Museum founded 17 years ago as the first time museum in Iran. To begin with the senses, the sound of twittering birds, wind in the trees and the mesmerizing atmosphere of the neighborhood that stands hand to hand with the art of plaster, tiling, architecture and Chinese knot will make you forget the time. The 80 years old mansion is located inside a 5 hectares garden, which dates back to Muhammad Shah and Naser Aldin Shah(Qajar) Era.
The turmoil of Imam Khomeini and Hassan Abad Squares is so incredible that seldom one would notice the door of a unique museum in Sheikh Hadi Street. According to Mehr News agency, Moqadam Museum is located right amidst all this commotion. Yet, as soon as you put your foot into the entrance vestibule -hashti -of the house, you immediately leave the everyday mechanical life behind. The walls do not allow all this commotion to enter the private enclosure of this house now called the most valuable house of the world.
Abgineh Museum of Tehran
The Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran or simply Abgineh Museum is located at 30 Tir Street (formerly known as Ghavam Al Saltaneh Street), inTehran, Iran. The building is situated in a garden with a span of 7,000 square meters and was used by Qavam himself till the year 1953. Later, the building were sold to the Egyptians as the new premises for the embassy of Egypt and remained in their possession for seven years. When relations were strained between Iran and Egypt at the time of Abdul Nasser and subsequent to the closure of the Egyptian embassy in Iran, the Commercial Bank purchased the building. However, it was sold to Farah Pahlavi’s bureau in 1976 and was turned into a museum by three groups of Iranian, Austrian and French architects. The museum was opened in 1980 and was registered in the list of national heritage in 1998.
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, also known as TMoCA, is among the largest art museums in Iran. It has collections of more than 3000 items that include 19th and 20th century's world-class European and American paintings, prints, drawings and sculptures. TMoCA also has one of the greatest collections of Iranian modern and contemporary art. The museum was inaugurated by Empress Farah Pahlaviin 1977, just two years before the 1979 Revolution.
The Golestan Palace
The Golestan Palace is the former royal Qajar complex in Iran's capital city, Tehran. One of the oldest historic monuments in the city of Tehran, and of world heritage status, the Golestan Palace belongs to a group of royal buildings that were once enclosed within the mud-thatched walls of Tehran's arg ("citadel"). It consists of gardens, royal buildings, and collections of Iranian crafts and European presents from the 18th and 19th centuries. The distance is 20.6 Kilometers which is 33 minutes.
The Sa'dabad Complex is a 300 hectare complex built by the Qajar and Pahlavi monarchs, located in Shemiran, Tehran, Iran. Today, the official residence of the President of Iran is located adjacent to the complex. The complex includes more than 180 hectares of natural forest, streets, qanats, galleries, and museums. The complex was first built and inhabited by Qajar monarchs in the 19th century. After an expansion of the compounds, Reza Shah of the Pahlavi Dynasty lived there in the 1920s, and his son, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi , moved there in the 1970s. After the 1979 Revolution , the complex became a museum. The distance is 9.9 Kilometers which is 25 minutes.
Eram Amusement Park
Eram Amusement Park is the largest theme in Iran. The park was established in 1972 by Assadollah Khoram , after whom the park was named until 1979. Eram Park is located on the Tehran–Karaj Freeway in Tehran province and covers an area of 70 hectares (170 acres). Eram Park consists of two lunaparks with 28 facilities with more than 120 devices for children and adults, Tehran Zoological Garden with more than 110 species, and an 8-hectare (20-acre) lake for barefoot skiing , cable skiing,canoeing,rowing, and kayaking. It also has variousfast food restaurants, cafés, and other restaurants. The distance is 16.1 Kilometers which is 24 minutes
The Niavaran Complex is a historical complex situated in Shemiran (northern Tehran), Iran. It consists of several buildings and monuments dating back to the Qajar and Pahlavi eras.The distance is 16 Kilometers which is 27 minutes.
Darband , formerly a village close toTajrish, Shemiran, is a neighborhood inside Tehran's metropolitan limits. It is the beginning of a popular hiking trail into Mount Tochal, which towers over Tehran. A chairlift is also available for those not interested in hiking.The Persian term darband translates to "door of the mountain" (band, a variation of vand and fand, meaning "mountain").The initial start of the trail at Darband is about 250 metres long and is dotted with a number of small cafes and restaurants. These are quite popular and are busy in the evenings, as locals and tourists alike visit the many hooka lounges along the trail. The distance is 10.9 Kilometers which is 26 minutes.