The Isfahan Music Museum is the first private one of its kind in Iran. The Museum was founded by two passionate Iranian musicians of the traditional music, Mehrdad Jeihooni and Shahriar Shokrani. It was inaugurated on the 2nd of December 2015.
Achievements of the Isfahan Music Museum so far:
- In 2016, the Museum obtained the first grade on the index for technical principles and physical standards from ICOM (International Council of Museums) IRAN.
- In the same year the Museum received the title of Best Privately Organized Museum in the country from the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran.
Over 300 traditional Iranian instruments
Your English/French tour guide will walk you through the different sections of the museum. You can see the way some instruments are played and listen to the sound they make with the help of media and audio display.
live Iranian traditional music performance
Hall of national instruments
This hall contains many of the instruments from all around Iran. Here you can get information about these instruments and listen to the sound they make with the help of media and audio display.
Hall of regional instruments
This separate showroom contains local Iranian instruments from different parts of the country. The tour guides will tell you about Iranian regional music and you can listen to the different musical traditions of Iran with the help of media and audio display.
The home of Iranian traditional music
This room of the museum is dedicated to the memory of some great musicians of Isfahan. Their biographies are presented. You can get a general understanding of the lives of these famous musicians who have had important influence on Iranian music.
The instrument factory
This is an opportunity for you to learn first-hand about the manufacture of traditional Iranian instruments and see the different parts that compose them.
The home of music
At the end of the guided tour, you can witness a live musical performance. After the performance, you can try different Persian musical instruments yourself.
As you arrive, you enter through the back yard area which you are faced by a lightening sigh of a café. You can sit there, order drinks to rest and relax after your tour has finished.
The gift shop
If you are looking for souvenirs, gifts and music related accessories, you have come to the right place. The gift shop offers a wide variety of musical themed gifts such as traditional music albums, musical instruments, mugs and so on.
Daily Hours: 9 AM – 9 PM
No.74, Mehrdad St.(Shahid Ghandi),Tohid St. Isfahan, Iran