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Water Museum

Amir Chakhmagh sq., Yazd, Iran
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Overrated Museum

Personally I did not find this museum very interesting. There is nothing wrong with it, but nothing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Amazing engineering feat

This exhibition shows the design brilliance and the skill of many to achieve such an incredible... read more

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Amir Chakhmagh sq., Yazd, Iran
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Reviewed yesterday

Personally I did not find this museum very interesting. There is nothing wrong with it, but nothing exciting either. The maquette gives you a nice overview. I enjoyed more the visit to the cellar of the Vasi museum hotel. From the dining room you go...More

Thank OTR19
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This exhibition shows the design brilliance and the skill of many to achieve such an incredible water supply. It’s well worth a visit to put Iran’s constant struggle for water into an historical perspective. Exhibits are well displayed and interesting. The house also offers a...More

Thank Ginger151219
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Water musuem is located in the basement of an old house dates back to 19th century! In this musuem you can see how Iranian could get access to underground resources of water thousands years ago and what a Qanat system is. Entrance fee is 150,000...More

Thank Amin R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Museum of Water is in fact the home of one of the most prosperous people in the city.This house has a separate water storage.

Thank fahimeh22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelling in Iran you will always hear about water, wind towers, water reservoirs and qanat and this museum will answer all your questions about this ingenious water supply system. Very interesting and quite well displayed. The ancient house that hosts the museum is itself an...More

Thank zerella
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was so interesting learning about the water and how it is carried to the city. The exhibits and photos were first class and explained all that we needed to know about this. While most signs were also an English there were some areas where...More

Thank Youngone51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting to learn about the system developed in Yazd. When one understands the importance of water in those cities and how it helped their existence. A beautiful old house turned in to a museum. Worth a short visit.

Thank LedaMyk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting little museum about the qanat system and the importance of water management for Iran. Unbelievable how ancient techniques like the qanats which have already been in place before Christ are still being used today. Also you get to know how a qanat is made...More

Thank isabella_deruiter
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This so called museum is not really worth it; few explanations are provided if you go by yourself, no audioguide can be provided either. So you end up trying to figure out what is what with really few explanations from labels or boards that begin...More

Thank Nicolas D
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Yazd Water Museum (150,000 IRR / S$6.50 per pax) is located just opposite of the Amir Chakhmagh Temple. While the exterior of the museum looks inconspicuous, the exhibits in the museum tell an impressive history about how the Persians survived in this desert city with...More

Thank Wei T
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