Handcrafts museum in finance building(daraei building)


 Taleghani and Zeynabiye St. intersection, Zanjan

Historical background:

 this building has been constructed as finance building on 1937 synchronized with 12th anniversary of Reza khan Pahlavi reign. This building was designed and architecture by a group of Armenian architectures of our country inspired by modern architecture in Europe.

Specification of architecture: this building has been constructed on a land, 18000 square meters in area, covered with trees and have a round stone pool in the middle of it. Main building has three floors and has constructed by using stone, brick, cement, lime and iron materials. Brick exterior decoration, various windows and terraces decorated with beautiful arches, express influence of European architecture in Iran. This work has been enrolled in the list of national works on 29.05.1999.


Objects of museum:

·        Fine handicrafts of Zanjan such as knife making, sandal making, drug, coarse rug…

·        Copper and etching dishes (Ghajar era) made in Zanjan

·        Kinds of copper finger bowl (Ghajar era) made in Zanjan


Tel: +9824-33323028

Visiting days: every day except Mondays

Visiting hours: at first six months of year: 8:30-20:00

                        at second six months of year: 08:30-18:00

Ticket price for foreign & Iranians: 5000 Rls.