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Inventoried Museums in Iraq / Musées recensés en Irak


This list is not ment to be all-inclusive. Please help us keep this up to date. If you know of any change or any necessary addition, let us know, and we shall be happy to make the necessary changes on this page. (Telephone numbers date from 1995)

This is a list of Iraqi existing Museums.


Arbil
Arbil Museum
(Archaeology, objects up to Arabic-Islamic period)
Arbil,
Tel. (964) 66 522 273

Babylon

Babylon Museum
(Archaeology, prehistoric, late Assyrian period objects, Babylonian, classic relics)
Babylon


Baghdad

The Abbasid Palace Museum
(Decorative Art,
Arab antiquities, models of Islamic monumental buildings in Iraq)
Abbasid Palace, Baghdad
Tel. (964.1) 416 49 50

Al Mada'in Museum

(Archaeology)
Al Mada'in, Baghdad

Aqar-Quf Museum

Department of antiquities
Baghdad
Tel. (964.1) 511 11 71

Arab Museum

(Archaeology, Islamic antiquities, gypsum plaques from Samarra, pottery from Samarra and Wasit, copper vessels, wooden sarcophagus)
Samaval St, Baghdad

Baghdad Museum

(Anthropology/Ethnology, costumes, displays of local popular culture, relics of King Faisal I )
Sahat Al-Risafi, Baghdad
Tel.: (964.1) 4165317
Dir. Alae Al-Shibli

Children's Museum

Salihiyah, Baghdad
Tel. (964.1) 887 96 87 Fax (964.1) 884 08 76

Iraq Museum

(Archaeology)
Karkh Museum Sq, Salhiya, Baghdad
Tel. (964.1) 361215
Dir.: Rabie Al-Qaisy

Iraq Natural History Research Centre and Museum

(Natural History)
Bab Al-Muadham, Baghdad
Tel.: (964.1) 4165790
Dir.: H.-A. Ali

Iraqi Military Museum

Baghdad

Museum of May Revolution

(History)
Slaikh, Baghdad
Tel. (964.1)442 14 82

Museum of Pioneer Artists

(Fine arts)
Al-Rashid Street, Baghdad

Museum of the July 17th Revolution

(History)
c/o Directorate General of Antiquities Baghdad

Mustansiriya College Collections History Museum

(Restored building of oldest Islamic college in the world (1227-1234 A.D.)
(College/University Museum, Decorative and Applied Arts, Archaeology, Arabic calligraphy, historical cartography)
c/o Mustansiriya College, Ma'moun St, Baghdad,
Tel. (964.1) 888 57 65

National Museum of Modern Art

(Art, Decorative Art)
Al-Nafoura Sq, BAl Al-Sharqi, Baghdad
Dir. Amer Al-Ubaidi

Basrah

Basrah Museum
(Archaeology, Art)
Basrah,
Tel. (964.40) 884 67 46


Natural History Museum of the University of Basrah

(Natural History, College/University Museum, Biology)
c/o University of Basrah, Corniche St, Basrah POB 432, Basrah
Tel. (964.40) 213494
Dir. Dr. Khalaf Al-Robaae

Diyala

Diyala Museum
(Archaeology)
Baquba, Diyala Governorate
Tel. (964) 25 52 27 62 / 25 52 13 54

Diwaniyah

Al-Qadissiyah Museum
(Archaeology)
Diwaniyah, Qadissiyah Governorate
Tel. (964) 36 622 280

Duhuk

Duhuk Museum
(Archaeology)
Duhuk Governorate
Tel. (964) 62 82 12 92

Hilla

Hammurabi Museum
(Archaeology)
Hilla, Babylon Governorate
Tel. (964) 88 506 50

Nebuchadnezzar Museum

(Archaeology)
Hilla, Babylon Governorate
Tel. (964) 885 06 50

Imara
Maysan Museum
(Archaeology)
Imara, Maysan Governorate
Tel. (964) 433 271 92

Al Sulaimaniya Museum

(Archaeology)
Sulaimaniya

Kerbela
Kerbela Museum
(History)
Kerbela Governorate
Tel. (964) 32 32 47 00

Ukhaidhir Palace

(Archaeology, Religion)
Kerbela governorate
Tel. (964) 32 32 47 00

Kirkuk
Kirkuk Museum
(Archaeology, Prehistoric stone objects, History)
Kirkuk, Al-Tameem Governorate
Tel. (964) 50 21 75 53

Kufa
Kufa Museum
(Archaeology)
Kufa, Najaf Governorate
Tel. (964) 333 422 96

Kut
Wasit Museum
(Archaeology)
Kut, Wasit Governorate
Tel. (964) 233 232 05

Mosul
Ashur Museum
(Archaeology)
Mosul, Nineveh Governorate
Tel. (964) 607 777 86

Mosul Museum

(Archaeology, pottery, material from the ruins of Hatra, finds from excavations at Nimrud )
Dawassa, Mosul,
Tel. (964.60) 2430
Dir. Hazim A. Al-Hameed

Mosul Museum

(General Museum)
Mosul, Nineveh Governorate
Tel. (964) 607 777 86

Mosul Tele'far Museum

(Archaeology)
Mosul, Nineveh Governorate
Tel. (964) 607 777 86

Mosul-Bab-Nirgal Museum

(Archaeology)
Mosul, Nineveh Governorate
Tel. (964) 607 777 86

Nergal Gate Museum

(Archaeology, Casts of the Royal Assyrian kings, copies of ancient Assyrian sculptures )
Mosul

Nasiriyah
Nasiriya Museum
(Archaeology)
Nasiriya, Thi Qar Governorate
Tel. (964) 422 338 51

Nimrud
Archaeological Site Nimrud (Calah)
(Archaeology,Ruins of Assyrian palaces of the 8th and 9th c B.C., ancient Assyrian sculptures)
Nimrud

Nineveh
Al Mawsil Museum
(Archaeology, Prehistoric, Sumerian, Assyrian and early Arab periods)
Nineveh

Ramadi
Anbar Museum
(Archaeology)
Ramadi, Anbar Governorate
Tel. (964) 422 19 47

Samarra
Samarra Museum
(Archaeology, Finds from the ruins of Samarra)
Samarra, Salah Ad-din Governorate
Tel. (964) 217 221 14


Sulaimaniyah
Sulaimaniyah Museum
(History)
Sulaimaniyah Governorate

(See also under ICOM Publications: Directory of Museums in the Arab Countries / Répertoire des musées des pays arabes 1995)


 
 
   
Updated: 14 June 2005