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Xalça Muzeyi / Carpet Museum

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Why locals love it

The Museum is a treasury of Azerbaijani national culture. It demonstrated carpets in close connection with other kinds of traditional handicrafts of Azerbaijan. Its collection includes about 14 000 traditional carpets, embroideries, costumes, copper artworks, jewellery art, as well as contemporary works of glass, wood, and felt.

Why you should visit it

Even though the museum opened in 1967, the new building of the Carpet Museum was rebuilt and opened in 2014. The exhibition includes three floors: 1st floor - Development of Azerbaijan carpet and its role in traditions.; 2nd floor - Azerbaijani carpetweaving schools; 3rd floor - Carpetweaving of the contemporary period.

Special tip

There's a shop in the museum where you can buy souvenirs.

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If someone wants to buy a carpet in Baku, does this need a permit? And how much does this cost?
July 31, 2019
A special certificate is obligatory. Prices change according to the size, year, etc.
Local Guru
August 1, 2019
This museum presents pearls of Azerbaijan's rich carpet culture.
June 17, 2019
Wonderful place for those who is interested in oriental culture.
February 27, 2019
Bec is our culture
February 7, 2019
Even since the beginning, the museum housed not only carpets, but also other Azerbaijani art. Today, there are more than 14,000 exhibits, including rare carpets, exquisite jewelry, clothing, embroidery, delicate glass pieces, wood and felt. The first floor of the museum has flat-weave carpets and various examples of applied arts, including bags and saddles for horses. The second floor is pile carpets from the different regions in Azerbaijan, showing off the unique patterns and designs of this country. The third floor is all about modern designers, the history of the Carpet Museum, and a children’s room.
September 18, 2018

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