National Museum of History of Azerbaijan
ANAS National Museum of History of Azerbaijan is a scientific research, cultural and educational establishment dealing with collecting, researching, displaying, propagating the monuments of material and spiritual culture concerning all periods of the history of Azerbaijan. Since July 1920, the National Museum of History of Azerbaijan has been operating in the mansion that prominent oil magnate and philanthropist Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev had it built during 1895-1901.
There are nearly 300 thousand exhibits of all periods of the history of Azerbaijan from ancient times till now.
During 2004-2007, the building of the museum was reconstructed and renovated with initiative and support of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev at the level of modern requirements by maintaining its previous appearance and currently there are also memorial house-museum of H.Z.Taghiyev in this building.
In order to get to the museum, you can use “Sahil” and “Icheri sheher” metro stations and buses number 5, 18, 88, 125.