his museum present an interesting and absorbing collection of timekeepers.
The 700 Sq. m building is situated in a 6000 Sq. m garden. It is embellished with various dazzling Iranian arts and crafts such as ornamental brickwork, arched ceiling decorated with painting, plasterwork, tile work, nodular wood work and stone work.
1- The Garden
– Zarvan Tablet: The mythological view of the ancient Iranians toward time.
– Biological Clocks: Plants and animals that react at different hours of the day.
– Early Clocks: The working models of some simple clocks used by ancient people: Sundial, water clock, sandglass and fire clock.
– Time in biology & Geo-chronometry: Methods of determining the age of trees, some animals and sedimentary layers of the earth.
2- The Building
– Mechanical clocks and watches: Some antique clocks and watches from 17th to 20th century.
– Calendars: The main existing calendars of the world and the copies of some simple ancient calendars.
– Data bank and library: Complimentary information on any section of Time Museum is available through the use of computer and library.