A roadside sign for the Iran Science and Technology Museum - this museum is located at 30th Tir Street in Tehran

A roadside sign for the Iran Science and Technology Museum - this museum is located at 30th Tir Street in Tehran

A door from a small courtyard brings visitors to this room - the exhibitions are displayed on the upper floor

A door from a small courtyard brings visitors to this room - the exhibitions are displayed on the upper floor

This is the model of the 19th century boom - these ships with dhows could carry between 20-300 tonnes of cargo in and out of the Persian Gulf

This is the model of the 19th century boom - these ships with dhows could carry between 20-300 tonnes of cargo in and out of the Persian Gulf

A model of the peacock water clock, these water clocks were built over the fountains

A model of the peacock water clock, these water clocks were built over the fountains

This clock was used in the past to determine the hours of the day, sometimes these clocks were designed to produce the peacock's chicks noise

This clock was used in the past to determine the hours of the day, sometimes these clocks were designed to produce the peacock's chicks noise

This instrument is called Kas al-Adl, I am not sure about the function of this object

This instrument is called Kas al-Adl, I am not sure about the function of this object

A model of a building with a tall minaret - this is a typical Persian architecture found in the historical buildings of iran

A model of a building with a tall minaret - this is a typical Persian architecture found in the historical buildings of iran

In 1936, in a village close to Baghdad (Iraq) a Parthian era (247BC - 224AD) battery was discovered - this battery was made of a clay pot, an iron rod and a copper cylinder

In 1936, in a village close to Baghdad (Iraq) a Parthian era (247BC - 224AD) battery was discovered - this battery was made of a clay pot, an iron rod and a copper cylinder

This model shows how the Parthian battery would look today

This model shows how the Parthian battery would look today

Windmills go back to 2800 years in the history of mankind - In Persian, these windmills were used to crush grain to make flour

Windmills go back to 2800 years in the history of mankind - In Persian, these windmills were used to crush grain to make flour

This instrument is called Sines and Azimuths - this was constructed by Muayyad al-Din al-Urdi al-Dimashqi in the Maragha Observatory, this instrument was used to calculate the sines of altitude angle to the star

This instrument is called Sines and Azimuths - this was constructed by Muayyad al-Din al-Urdi al-Dimashqi in the Maragha Observatory, this instrument was used to calculate the sines of altitude angle to the star

Models of ancient and medieval instruments on display inside the Science and Technology Museum of Tehran

Models of ancient and medieval instruments on display inside the Science and Technology Museum of Tehran

Astrolabe is an istrument used to track the stars - this instrument was originated in Greece but it was further developed by the Muslim scientists

Astrolabe is an istrument used to track the stars - this instrument was originated in Greece but it was further developed by the Muslim scientists

A model of Meybod domed ice-house - this building was used as a fridge in the past

A model of Meybod domed ice-house - this building was used as a fridge in the past

Watermills were used to grind grains in order to make flour for the bread

Watermills were used to grind grains in order to make flour for the bread

In the Muslim world, these mills were very popular in the past - they can be found as far as Cordoba in Spain

In the Muslim world, these mills were very popular in the past - they can be found as far as Cordoba in Spain

This models comes from the Sassanid Empire era in ancient Persia

This models comes from the Sassanid Empire era in ancient Persia

This poster shows information about Nasir al-Din Tusi (1201-1274) - Tusi was a famous astronomer, biologist, chemist, philosopher, mathematician, physician, physicist and a scientist

This poster shows information about Nasir al-Din Tusi (1201-1274) - Tusi was a famous astronomer, biologist, chemist, philosopher, mathematician, physician, physicist and a scientist

Abu Ali Ibn Sina was born in Bukhara in 980AD - he is known for having great scientific work in the field of medicine

Abu Ali Ibn Sina was born in Bukhara in 980AD - he is known for having great scientific work in the field of medicine

Ibn Sina (Avicenna in the West) perferming a surgery on a patient

Ibn Sina (Avicenna in the West) perferming a surgery on a patient

Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi (903-986AD) is shown in this photo - this 10th century Iranian was an excellent astronomer

Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi (903-986AD) is shown in this photo - this 10th century Iranian was an excellent astronomer

This model shows the mechanism of the lever

This model shows the mechanism of the lever

A model of the 9th century Kas al-Adl - this is from the Ahmad Ibn Musa Ibn Shakir al-Khorasani's description

A model of the 9th century Kas al-Adl - this is from the Ahmad Ibn Musa Ibn Shakir al-Khorasani's description

Here some photos of the Muslim scientists are displayed along with their achievements

Here some photos of the Muslim scientists are displayed along with their achievements

Ibn Musa Ibn Shakar al-Khorasani is shown with his brothers, known as Banu Musa - all three of them were scientists and scholars

Ibn Musa Ibn Shakar al-Khorasani is shown with his brothers, known as Banu Musa - all three of them were scientists and scholars

More photos of the Muslim scientists from the past

More photos of the Muslim scientists from the past

To my surprise, there was a room dedicated to modern technologies as well

To my surprise, there was a room dedicated to modern technologies as well

It had radios, typewriters and telephones on display

It had radios, typewriters and telephones on display

One room was dedicated to the mobile phone as well - some of these models I had used myslf in the past

One room was dedicated to the mobile phone as well - some of these models I had used myslf in the past

Exhibitions inside the Iran's Science and Technology Meuseum in Tehran

Exhibitions inside the Iran's Science and Technology Meuseum in Tehran

Models of the home telephones used in the past

Models of the home telephones used in the past

This is the model of the water raising machine from the Ottoman period in Turkey

This is the model of the water raising machine from the Ottoman period in Turkey

Taqi al-Din al-Rashid was a 10th century scientist and egineer and he had developed this machine

Taqi al-Din al-Rashid was a 10th century scientist and egineer and he had developed this machine

This machine was used around 1526-1585 during the Ottoman era

This machine was used around 1526-1585 during the Ottoman era