The National Museum of Iran is located in Tehran, Iran.
It is the combination of two buildings which include the Museum of Archaeological Iran , and the modernistic white travertine Museum of the Islamic Era .
It is the best place to see the history of the Persia through preserved ancient and medieval Persian antiquities. These works include fine pottery vessels, historic metal objects, textiles remains from different regions of Iran, and also some rare books and coins.
There are a number of research departments in the museum, including Paleolithic and Osteological departments, and a center for Pottery Studies.