The largest museum in the country, Iraqi Museum displays innumerable artifacts dating back to ancient Mesopotamia. Across 28 rooms and galleries, the exhibits showcase the development of the people and cutures in this territory, from 10,000 years ago to today. The museum was looted in 2003, when over 500,000 artifacts were plundered, and the site was partially demolished. However, with the help of UNESCO, most of the exhibits were returned, and, after a long renovation, the museum reopened in 2015. Now you can visit and see everything from hunting tools to statues, legal documents, paintings, and much more. Plan your Iraqi Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Baghdad using our Baghdad trip planner.
Iraqi Museum reviews
Exceptional, presenting history of the world. This place is full of history presenting Sumerian, Akkadian, assyrian and all other civilisation of Mesopotamia.
Exceptional, presenting history of the world. This place is full of history presenting Sumerian, Akkadian, assyrian and all other civilisation of Mesopotamia. more »
Nice place ticket for foreigners is around 16 USD. They have an interesting collection especially the Assyrian sector is very interesting
Nice place ticket for foreigners is around 16 USD. They have an interesting collection especially the Assyrian sector is very interesting more »
If you haven't seen these civilizations yet, you should! The artifacts are wonderful and you can really feel the value and intelligence of the ancient man! I hope the officials will work to organize the place more and pay attention to the decorations, also working to restore the remaining pieces that were smuggled out of Iraq after the 2003 war.
The outside was nice with some interesting elements like statues and old war instruments, inside of the museum at the time I visited was close for a weird reason, Actually many touristic places in Iraq country maybe close for no reason on no meaningful reason at the official day time. February 15, 2022.
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