The Anthropology Museum of Tabas
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The Anthropology Museum of Tabas was set up at the same time as the Week of Handicrafts in the Endowment Place of Emadol Molki known as the "Bagh e Khan" with an area of 4,400 square meters and infrastructure space with 600 square meters.
The Complex of "Bagh e Khan" is a Historic Garden which is from the Safavi era. The main building of the Garden is from the Safavi and Qajar era was generally destroyed in the earthquake of Tabas in 1978. After the earthquake, employees of the Oil Company rebuilt it to form the present building in its traditional design with the aim to prevent the exit of Historical objects and Cultural property in Tabas, which necessarily affects the population, and the building used as a Public Bath. The Public Bath until 2005 was in use by people but because of the progress of urban construction and development of residential homes the Bath was unused and was released on pending after eight years.
In attention to the decisions by the Government delegation's visit to the County, the construction of the Anthropology Museum in Tabas, the building of "Hamam e Khan" with the consent of the deceased Ali Naghi Khan Najd e Sheybani the Chairman of the Emadol Molki Endowment and with the cooperation of the Endowments Office of the Town, it was chosen as the site of this Museum in Tabas.
Given that the building’s interior and the area was in very poor condition and did not meet the requirements for the commissioning of a Museum, the Administration of Cultural Heritage used over 430 million dollars over the period of three years, paid for the repair and restoration of the interior spaces, making the water tank safe, landscaping, utilities, advertising etc., Finally the Anthropology Museum of Tabas on the 14/ 06/2015 was commissioned and coincided with the Week of Handicrafts.
This museum started its work as an Anthropology Museum with nearly 500 items donated by Culture lovers, Introduction of Professions, Traditional Letters and Tools used in the past of the livelihood of the people which are displayed in two parts, the figures of 9 Traditional Business Models and Trade facilities consisting of 20 showcases.