Opening Hours and Entrance Fees of Historical and Cultural Heritages in Iran for Foreign Tourists

February 20

Without a doubt, one of the main concerns for every traveler to a new destination is the cost of the travel. Of course, the costs of traveling to Iran depends on different factors such as time of travel, type of accommodation you choose, whether you choose to use public transportation or not, and so many others. 

Since Iran is all about sightseeing and tourist attractions, one of the main parts of your budgeting should be the entrance fees of historical and cultural heritage in Iran for foreign tourists. 

Here you can find a brief report of what is the cost of visiting museums and historical sites in Iran.

Read more: UNESCO world heritage sites in Iran

 

Museums and Historical Sites in Tehran

If you are planning to travel to Iran in the next few weeks or months, be sure not to escape from Tehran. 

While it is the capital city and known for lots of traffic, there are a number of places to visit in the city. 

Here is the list of opening hours and entrance fees of museums in Tehran. 

Museum

Opening Hours

Entrance Fee (Rial)

Address

The Treasury of National Jewels

Saturday to Tuesday, 14:00 to 17:00

500,000

No. 140, Ferdowsi Avenue

Islamic Era Museum at the National Museum of Iran

Spring and Summer 9:00 to 19:00

Fall and Winter 9:00 to 17:00

500,000

30 Tir Street, Imam Khomeini Street

National Museum of Iran (Iran Bastan Museum)

Spring and Summer 9:00 to 19:00

Fall and Winter 9:00 to 17:00

300,000

30 Tir Street, Imam Khomeini Street

Golestan Palace

Spring and Summer 9:00 to 18:00

Fall and Winter 9:00 to 17:00

300,000 plus 200,000 for each museum at the complex

Arq Square, Panzdaeh Khordad Street

Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran

Spring and Summer 9:00 to 18:00

Fall and Winter 9:00 to 17:00

300,000

30 Tir Street, Imam Khomeini Street

Reza Abbasi Museum

Spring and Summer 9:00 to 18:00

Fall and Winter 9:00 to 17:00

300,000

Shariati Street, at the junction with Seyed Khandan Bridge

Carpet Museum of Iran

Spring and Summer 9:00 to 18:00

Fall and Winter 9:00 to 17:00

Closed on Mondays

300,000

Dr. Fatemi Street, beside Laleh Park

Sa’dabad Complex

Spring and Summer 9:00 to 17:00

Fall and Winter 08:30 to 16:00

300,000

Shahid Kamal Taheri Street, Shahid Fallahi Street (Zaferanieh), Valiasr Street

Niavaran Complex

Spring and Summer 9:00 to 18:00

Fall and Winter 9:00 to 17:30

Closed on Saturdays

500,000

Niavaran Square, Niavaran Street

Museum of Music

Spring and Summer 10:00 to 18:00

Fall and Winter 10:00 to 17:00

Closed on Saturdays

300,000

No. 9, Niloufar Aller, Museum Street, Darbandi Street, Tajrish Square

 

Museums and Historical Sites in Isfahan

The beautiful city of Isfahan is home to some of the magnificent historical sites in Iran. 

Isfahan is always one of the destinations of every international tourist to Iran, especially for the ones who travel to Iran for the first time

If you are looking for opening hours and entrance fees of historical sites in Isfahan, here is the list. 

Museum

Opening Hours

Entrance Fee (Rial)

Address

Chehel Sotoon Palace

9:30 to 17:00

500,000

Sepah Street, Imam Hossein Square

Monarjonban

9:00 to 16:30

500,000

Atashgah Blvd.

Jameh Mosque of Isfahan

6:00 to 20:00 

Closed during prayer time

500,000

Majlesi Street

Hasht Behesht Palace

9:00 to 17:30

500,000

Chahar Bagh e Abbasi Street

Aali Qapu Palace

9:00 to 17:00

500,000

Located in Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

9:00 to 17:00

500,000

Located in Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Music Museum

9:00 to 21:00

5.5 Euro

No.74, Mehrdad Street (Shahid Ghandi),Tohid Street

Vank Cathedral

Spring and Summer 8:30 to 18:30

Fall and Winter 8:00 to 17:30

500,000

Kelisa Street, Nazar Miani Street, Hakim Nezami Cross Road, Jolfa District

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Museums and Historical Sites in Shiraz

Shiraz, this ancient city in Iran, has lots to offer. From the great Persepolis to the tomb of Hafez and Saadi, and wonderful Eram Garden. 

Spring, from the middle of April to mid-May is the best time to travel to Shiraz. Here is the list of opening hours and the entrance fee of the most popular sites in Shiraz.

Museum

Opening Hours

Entrance Fee (Rial)

Address

Takht-e Jamshid (Persepolis)

Spring and Summer 8:00 to 19:00

Fall and Winter 8:00 to 17:00

500,000

Marvdasht, Fars Province

Takht-e Jamshid Museum

Spring and Summer 8:00 to 19:00

Fall and Winter 8:00 to 17:00

500,000

Marvdasht, Fars Province

Pasargadae

Spring and Summer 8:00 to 19:00

Fall and Winter 8:00 to 17:00

500,000

Pasargadae, Fars province

Naqsh-e Rostam

8:00 to 17:00

500,000

Marvdasht, Fars Province

Tomb of Hafez

8:30 to 23:00

500,000

Hafezieh Street

Tomb of Saadi

8:00 to 22:00

500,000

Neyestan Blvd.

Arg of Karim Khan

9:00 to 21:00

500,000

Zand Blvd., Taleqani Street

Eram Garden

8:00 to 20:30

500,000

Daneshjoo Blvd., Eram Street

Vakil Historic Bathroom

9:00 to 21:00

300,000

Taleqani Street

Pars Museum

8:00 to 18:00

300,000

Zand Street

Narenjestan Qavam Garden

8:00 to 21:00

300,000

Lotf Ali Khan Zand Street

 

Museums and Historical Sites in Yazd

With magnificent architecture and historical monuments in every part of the city, Yazd became the first city of Iran which was listed as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO. 

Here is the list of some of the most visited places in Yazd and their entrance fee and opening hours. 

Museum

Opening Hours

Entrance Fee (Rial)

Address

Amir Chakhmaq Tekyeh

8:00 to 21:00 

Closed during prayer time

300,000

Imam Street

Jameh Mosque of Yazd

8:00 to 21:00 

Closed during prayer time

200,000

Masjed Jameh Street

Water Museum

8:00 to 19:00

Closed from 14:30 to 15:30

200,000

Qiyam Street

Dowlat Abad Garden

8:00 to 23:00

200,000

Dowlat Abad Blvd.

Zoroastrian Fire Temple

8:00 to 21:00

200,000

Kashani Road

Zoroastrian Towers of Silence

9:00 to 18:00

200,000

Isar Square

 

Museums and Historical Sites in Kashan

Kashan is a small city that is home to one of the oldest civilizations in the world. According to the historical evidence, the Sialk Hills goes back to the Elamite civilization about 7500 years ago. 

Do not miss visiting this amazing place along with some other sites in Kashan. Opening hours and the entrance fee of historical sites of Kashan are listed below.

Museum

Opening Hours

Entrance Fee (Rial)

Address

Fin Garden

9:00 to 16:30

500,000

Amir Kabir Street

Sialk Hills

9:00 to 16:30

300,000

Amir Al-Momenin Street

Agha Bozorg Mosque School

9:30 to 18:00

300,000

Fazel Naraghi Street

Tabatabai House

8:30 to 20:00

300,000

Alavi Street

Borujerdi House

9:00 to 17:00

300,000

Alavi Street

 

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Iran

Iran is home to 22 cultural world heritage site. For sure, every traveler wants to see as much as possible when traveling to Iran. 

We already wrote the opening hours and entrance fee of some of these in the above tables. 

You can see the information for the remains in the following table. 

Museum

Opening Hours

Entrance Fee

Address

St. Thaddeus Monastery

Spring and Summer 9:00 to 20:00

Fall and Winter 9:00 to 17:00

500,000

15 kilometers northeast of Chaldoran

Bam Citadel

7:00 to 17:30

500,000

Lotfali Khan Blvd.

Bisotun

8:00 to 19:00

500,000

Bisotun – Songor Road

Gonbad-e Qābus

8:30 to 19:00

500,000

Northern Imam Khomeini Street

Shahr-i Sokhta

9:00 to 17:00

500,000

Zabol – Zahedan Road

Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh

8:00 to 17:30

500,000

Ali Qapu Square

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

8:00 to 17:30

500,000

Shariati Street

Soltaniyeh Dome

8:00 to 18:30

500,000

Gonbad Street, Alameh Helli Blvd., Allame Helli Square

Takht-e Soleyman

9:00 to 17:00

500,000

Nosrat Abad Village, 45 kilometers northeast of Takab

Tchogha Zanbil

8:00 to 18:30

500,000

Susa

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