The building of the Reza Abbasi Museum was owned by furniture and interior design company that was considered by the office of Farah Pahlavi due to the location of its building was purchased from the owner. In October 1977, the museum opened in the name of Reza Abbasi, the famous painter of the Safavid era.
In the Reza Abbasi Museum, there are artworks and objects from prehistoric periods until the 20th century of Iran that are exhibited on three floors.
The first floor is devoted to paintings and calligraphies.
The second floor consists of two halls dedicated to the display of Islamic objects.
The third floor includes a library with 10,000 books and displays pre-Islamic works.