Kurdish Textile Museum, Erbil

4.4
#1 of 8 in Museums in Iraq
At Kurdish Textile Museum, get a feel for Kurdish history and culture by inspecting a colorful diversity of textile artworks. Located on the top floor of a local citadel, the museum's picturesque setting thematically complements the exhibits. Explore the museum's two floors and you’ll see numerous items made according to the Kurdish tribes’ tradition, including carpets, rugs, tapestries, hats, and other examples of various fabrics, all of which once formed part of a private collection. After you’ve finished your tour, explore the rest of the citadel. Arrange your visit to Kurdish Textile Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Erbil using our Erbil journey builder .
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  • We visited the Textile Museum, but the collection was not interesting, the explanations were not in English and the museum was very small. It wasn't worth it!
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  • A very interesting place to visit if you want to learn more about the Kurdish textile creation and fashion use.  more »
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  • Nice added value to awesome citadel. Brings even more cultural background as visiting the place. Must visit even for those who are NOT interested in carpets. Strongly recommend
  • wonderful and very interesting place , one place you should visit before you leave Erbil. deeper and explore more about Erbil era. enrich of knowledge, lovely place and you will enjoy spending your time here. trust me. I did it for 6 hours there !
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