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Malek National Library and Museum

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Malek Museum
Malek National Library and Museum

Malek National Library and Museum

By:H.Shams

Malek National Library and Museum
Malek National Library and Museum is one of the most important cultural institutions. This collection was founded and opened in 1997. The building has 10,000 square meters. M area and includes galleries dedicated to the exhibition of stamps, carpets, coins and paintings, as well as an administrative department, a library and reading rooms. It contains two main parts:
a library
B) Museum
  A) At present, there are 36,000 volumes of printed books 18,000 excellent manuscripts, lithography and typography; Some of them are the oldest.
  B) The other part of the collection, is museum, consists of varietal halls:

1-coin hall: coins from pre-Islamic (Achaemen and Sassanians) to the Islamic period (Abbasids, Saman, Qajar, ...); Also there are the coins of Imam Reza's nomination.

2 Stamp Hall: In this hall there are various types of valuable stamps from different countries.

3- Carpet Hall: Precious carpets of famous carpet weavers, Amoqli, Saber, Haj Abdol, ... are shown.

4 Art Gallery: In this gallery, there are objects and portraits of scientists and politicians, black veils of "Cabba" in filigree work and miniatures of Iranian and Indian painters.

The most outstanding of his collections are:
A stamp collection in the Middle East unique; 13 paintings of Kamalol-molk; A collection of oil paintings by Benetti, Lorrin and Halaf; An excellent collection of pens; A coin coined when Imam Reza was heir; Miniature paintings and calligraphic pages.

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