Tehran museum hosting exhibit for the visually impaired

October 20, 2018 - 21:44

TEHRAN – An exhibition of sculptures, crafted by visually-impaired students, on Saturday opened its doors to the public at the National Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran.

Titled “Touching History”, the event is aimed to open up an opportunity for other visually impaired people to learning more about Iranian history by touching tens of replicas.

The museum also hosted a specialized conference in the area of museums of sightless people on Saturday on the occasion of the International Archaeological Day, the museum website announce.

However, it didn’t mention a date for the duration of the exhibit.

The National Museum of Iran is somewhat chock-full of statutes, ceramics, pottery, stone figures, carvings, metal objects, textile remains, rare books and coins amongst other objects that represent various eras of the colorful Iranian history.

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