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Malik National Museum of Iran

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Malek National Museum and Library is a museum and national library in Tehran, Iran. The museum was inaugurated in 1997. It currently contains around 18000 manuscripts as well as other historical items such as coins, stamps, carpets and paintings.

Its most precious possessions are 13 paintings by Kamal-ol-molk, and a collection of oil paintings by Benettii, Lorrin, and Halaf.

The building and its contents were donated by Iran's Qajar dynasty.

See also

National Library of Iran

Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran

Qajar Dynasty

External links

Official website

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