Address: Ali-Qapu sq., Ardebil, Iran
Tel: (+98) (451) - 23665 & 23773
Type of museum: private
Type of objects: Safavid porcelain items and Holy Qur'an manuscripts
Porcelain House of Sheikh Safi-ed-Din-e Ardebili
Sheikh Safi's mausoleum a collection of impressive monuments, fine structures and artistic decorations, of which the porcelain house has been turned into a museum.
The architectural style of this edifice resembles that of Ali-Qapu in Isfahan. It is an octagonal, dome-covered room, with four shah-neshins (elevated recesses).
The stalactite works of this structure are fine specimens of the constructional and decorative devices of the Safavid period.
This museum was inaugurated in early 1991.