Historical Museum

Historical Museum information

Baku (Baki) , Azerbaijan
Z Tağiyev küç 4
+994 12 4933648
adult/student AZN5/2, audio/human guide AZN3/10
Opening hours
11am-6pm Mon-Sat, last entry 4.30pm
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Well-presented exhibits on Azerbaijan’s history and culture might miss the odd century here and there, but there’s more than enough to fill several hours if you’re really interested. If not, it’s still worth a brief trot through to admire the building – an opulent 1896 mansion. Its dazzling neo-Moorish ‘Oriental Hall’, along with some attached apartments, form a submuseum (no extra charge) honouring HZ Tağiyev, one of Baku’s greatest late-19th-century oil barons for whom the house was built.