Shah 'Abbas

The Remaking of Iran

19 February – 14 June 2009
Exhibition closed

For schools and teachers

Free visits for schools


Entrance to Shah 'Abbas: The Remaking of Iran is free for school groups.

All school groups must pre-book through the Museum Ticket Desk.

Please discuss the size of your group (students plus accompanying adults) with the Ticket Desk staff when you book.

Entrance to the exhibition is in 10 minute timeslots and your group may have to cover more than one slot.

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7323 8181

Detail of Shah ʿAbbas as depicted on the wall of Chihil Sutun Palace, Isfahan, c. AD 1647. Photo: Ebrahim Khadem Bayat.

Visiting the exhibition

Inside the exhibition students and staff are free to move through the space
at their own pace and may exit the exhibition in small groups or altogether.

Please bear in mind the entry time of the last group in your party as you will need
to leave them about 60 minutes viewing time before going to your pre-booked lunch slot
in the Ford Centre for Young Visitors.


Teachers' resources pack for Key Stages 2 and 3 (pdf, 2.0Mb)
Objects related to the exhibition (Powerpoint, 4.5Mb)

In partnership with the National Museum of Iran and the Iranian Cultural Heritage,
Tourism and Handicrafts Organisation

Research funded by AHRC and ESRC

In association with the

In association with the Iran Heritage Foundation