Afghan Museum
Museum type :
Archaeological Museum

Established in :
1998 March

Holidays :

Visiting Hours :
Sat-Wed 10.00-17.30 & Thu-Fri 10.00-18.30

Contact No :
41 (0) 61 921 9838

Location :
Hamburg , Germany

Display Objects :

At the museum you can see how a cobbler repairs worn out shoes, how tandoori bread is baked, how a carpet-maker ties knots for a large afghan carpet with the famous Elephantfoot pattern.

You can have a look inside a tea-house and a turkmen tent called Yurt,or under an afghan veil (chadri).

Reproductions of the Bost Fort, the big Buddha of Bamyan, and the Minaret of Jam are represented.

Description :

  • The Afghan Museum is situated in the historic and picturesque Warehouse District of Hamburg, Germany.

  • The Afghan Museum's mandate is to bring the authentic and traditional aspects of Afghan culture to life.

  • This private museum was opened by lawyer and businessman Nek Mohamad Pirzad, his family and friends. The artistic design for the Afghan Museum was led by Mr. Hessan, an Afghan artist living in Germany.