Iran Treasury of National Jewels Reopens After 4 Years

The Iran Treasury of National Jewels reopened to the public on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, after being closed for more than four years since the coming of COVID-19 into the country in March 2020.

The Museum’s Reopening After four years and three months, the most magnificent and most valuable museum in Iran is waiting for a visit. It hosts unique and incomparable jewels of the world.

A stunning diadem by jeweler Harry Winston, featuring seven emeralds and 449 diamonds, is a prized possession of the Museum of Iranian Crown Jewels. This exquisite piece is securely housed in the basements of the Melli Bank in Tehran, Iran. Photographed by Alexis Orand/ABACA.

Visiting Hours

According to the Central Bank, tourists can visit the Iran Treasury of National Jewels from Saturday to Tuesday like before.

Ticket Prices

Ticket Prices The ticket price for entrance to the National Jewels Museum Treasury of Iran for foreign tourists amounts to 300,000 Tomans, which, in June 2024, is around 5 US dollars.

The Daria e Noor (Sea of Light) Diamond from the collection of the national jewels of Iran
The Daria e Noor (Sea of Light) Diamond from the collection of the national jewels of Iran

This cavernous vault is home to an astonishing array of treasures, once the pride of the Safavid, Qajar, and Pahlavi monarchs. These rulers, known for their lavish tastes, adorned themselves and their royal accessories with an incredible assortment of priceless gems and precious metals. This collection is so stunning that it’s guaranteed to leave visitors in awe.

The museum’s star attractions, the Globe of Jewels and the Peacock Throne, are embodiments of luxury and historical significance. These pieces not only represent the opulence of Iran’s royal past but also offer a glimpse into the artistry and craftsmanship of the era. The Globe of Jewels, in particular, is a testament to the ingenuity and creativity of Persian artisans.

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SURFIRAN is an Iranian tour operator and travel agency offering tour packages to those interested in Iran. It provides the tourists with services needed to travel to Iran, offers tours across the country, and assists the tourists in obtaining Iranian visas.

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