Introduction to Shahriar Museum
Shahriar Museum, the house of the Persian contemporary poet, is one of the historical attractions of Tabriz. This old house is small, but full of lasting memories of one of the greatest belletrists of Persia. The Shahriar Museum is open every day to the people who interested in history, culture and literature. After visiting Shahriar literary Museum, continue to surf in Maghsoudieh and visit the Faculty of Architecture and Tabriz Municipality Palace and several other old houses.
History of Shahriar Museum
The constructure of Shahriar Museum dates back to the second Pahlavi period. Shahriar bought this house in 1347 AH, and spent the last twenty years of his life there. As his family donated his belongings, they turned this house into the museum of Master Shahriar. This museum was opened in 1991. Also, the people were invited to provide any document and evidence they have from this poet.
Architecture of Shahriar House
The architecture of Shahriar House is in the style of contemporary Persian architecture. This house includes a small yard with a pond in the middle, like the olden Persian houses, and plats full of flowers. We can also see the statue of Master Shahriar in the yard. What makes this historical house attractive is the objects in it. More than 500 pieces of stuff and accessories are placed here, including Shahriar books, manuscripts, stationery, all kinds of memorials, domestic and foreign gifts, personal belongings, and works of Nasta’liq calligraphy. His famous setar is also displayed there.
The Shahriar structure includes four rooms in which Shahriar’s works are exhibited. In the first room, the furniture and old decorative items are placed, which is forbidden to enter. The second room is the master kitchen. Inside the third room, we see photos and a memorial of Master Shahriar installed. The last room is the living room, which is also forbidden to enter, and visitors can watch this room from the front door. In the basement, you can see photos and pictures of Master Shahriar. This section is considered as the audio-visual section of the museum.