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Azerbaijan has a long and rich history of culture, tradition and struggle for independence. Ranging from its archeological excavations at palaces and rock sites to its recent oil industry, the exhibitions and museums bring alive the story of Azerbaijan.

Historical Museums and Reserves

  

National Museum of History of Azerbaijan
( Visit Site )

Exhibits: ancient culture valuables and monuments of Azerbaijan's history.
Address: 4 Hadji Zeynalabdin Tagiyev, Baku AZ1005, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4932387

Photo Credit: Creative Commons/ Urek Meniashvili

Independence Museum of Azerbaijan ( Wikipedia )

Exhibits: struggle for independence of Azerbaijan
Address: Neftchilar, 123A, Sabail, Baku, AZ1000, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4988382, +994 12 5984394, +994 12 4939293, +994 12 4988351, +994 12 4933017

Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: archaeological findings from Azerbaijan territory
Address: 42, Beyuk Gala str., Baku AZ1004, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4925236

  

Gobustan State Historical and Artistic Reserve ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: rock carvings from the Gobustan territory.
Address: 3, Lermontov str., Baku AZ1006, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4920254, +994 12 4926145

  

State Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve
"Complex of Shirvanshahs Palas"
( Visit Site )

Exhibits: Palace of the Shirvanshahs constructed by Shirvanshah Khalilullah I.
Address: 76, Gasr dongesi, Icheri Sheher, Baku AZ1004, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4921073, +994 12 4928304

Art Museums and Galleries

  

Azerbaijan State Museum of Art ( Wikipedia )

Exhibits: works of art of Azerbaijan, West-Europe, Russia, the East from the beginning of time till present day
Address: Niyazi St., 9/11, Baku AZ1101, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4925789

Photo Credit: Creative Commons/ Urek Meniashvili

  

Azerbaijan Carpet Museum ( Wikipedia )

Exhibits: exquisite collections of Azerbaijan carpets in the world
Address: Baku, 123 A, Neftchilar Ave., Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4936685, +994 12 4930501

  

Baku Museum of Modern Art ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: prominent works by Azerbaijani painters and sculptors, particularly those of the 1960s and 1970s.
Address: 5 Yusuph Safarov, Baku, AZ1025, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4908404

The Beyuk Gala 19 Art Gallery ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: art exhibitions, concerts, poetry evenings, artistic workshops and sales of art works
Address: 19, Beyuk Gala str., Icheri Sheher, Baku AZ1004, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4920578

Art Gallery named after Sattar Bakhlulzade ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: exhibitions of local and international artists
Address: 27, U. Hajibeyov str., Baku AZ1000, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4932841, +994 12 4932836

Art Gallery named after Vaciha Samedova ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: exhibitions of local and international artists
Address: 19, Khagani str., Baku AZ1000, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4936230

Azerbaijan State Picture Gallery ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: exhibitions of local and international artists
Address: 11, Niyazi str., Baku AZ1001, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4928748; +994 12 4925959

  

Art Gallery "Qiz Qalasi" ( Visit Site ) ( Visit Page )

Exhibits: private art gallery dedicated to the development of Azerbaijan Arts in the 20th century.
Address: 6, Gulle str., Baku AZ1004, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4927481

Literary, theatre and musical museums

  

Nizami Museum of Azerbaijani Literature ( Wikipedia )

Exhibits: literature and creative works of the renowned Azerbaijan poets and writers.
Address: 53 Istiglaliyyat, Baku AZ1005, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4921864

Photo Credit: Creative Commons/ Urek Meniashvili

  

Baku Museum of Miniature Books ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: 3750 miniature books published in 60 countries of the world
Address: Gala (Qala) Lane, 1, Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4929464

Azerbaijan State Museum of Musical Culture ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: musical instruments such as tar, the kamancha, the saz, the daf, the naghara, etc.
Address: R. Behbutov str., 5 Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 5984479, +994 12 4988184, +994 12 4986972

Azerbaijan State Theatre Museum named after Jafar Jabbarli ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: displays related to formation of national theatre.
Address: 123a, Neftchilar ave., Baku AZ1000, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4934098

Institute of Manuscripts named after Mahammad Fizuli ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: ancient manuscripts, archaeological documents, lithographic and old-printed books.
Address: 8, Istiglaliyyat str., Baku AZ1001, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4928333

Memorial museums and of various organizations

Museum Rinay ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: collection material related to geological-mineralogical sciences
Address: Ibrahim Mammadov, 2A, Sabail, Baku AZ1003, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4912186, +994 51 7094404

Villa Petrolea – Nobel Brothers’ Museum ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: possessions of the Nobel family
Address: Nobel Avenue (inside Nizami Park), Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4244020

  

Ateshgah of Baku ( Wikipedia ) ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: ruins of the fire temple and the history attached to it
Address: Surakhani, Bakixanov, Azerbaijan

House-Museum of Vagif Mustafazadeh ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: more than 1000 items belonging to composer and jazz pianist Vagif Mustafazadeh
Address: 4, V.Mustafazade Lane (Donge), Icheri sheher, Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4921792

The Azerbaijan State Agriculture Museum ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: historic development of agriculture in Azerbaijan
Address: 30/97, Darnagyul highway, Baku AZ1029, Azerbaijan
Branch: 5, Azadlig ave., Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4614917, +994 12 4612215, +994 12 4620661

Geology Museum of Azerbaijan ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: collection material related to geology and mineralogy
Address: 95, I. Kutkashenli str., Baku AZ1073, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4419288

Olympic Museum ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: Olympic symbols, souvenirs, carpets, watches, pennants and other materials worn by Azerbaijani sportsmen.
Address: 5, Olympic str., Baku AZ1005, Azerbaijan
Tel.:+994 12 4651323, +994 12 4658438

National Oil Museum ( Visit Site )

Exhibits: reflecting the history of the oil industry in Azerbaijan
Address: 68, Tabriz str., Baku AZ1008, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 12 4962852