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Photo-House Museum

Photo-House MuseumPhoto-House Museum

The museum of Photo-House, located in Haft-e Tir Square of Tehran, is a haven for sentimental souls. Founded by the photographer, Bahman Jalali, the museum showcases old photography equipments including entirely manual makes of Kodak and Agfa cameras, dark boxes, wooden tripods, published books, and other inspiring gadgets in the field.

Among the photos most worth seeing are those picturing old Tehran, from between 1879 and 1925, a period which included the reign of Naser al-din Shah of the Qajar Dynasty.  It was during this time streets and buildings underwent a multitude of changes.