The elegant Qajar Museum is within the palatial 1881 Amir Nezam House, Tabriz’s most impressive Qajar mansion with a split-level façade. Due to its historical importance, the museum hosts a large number of admirers of art, culture and history. The reason behind the importance of this museum, situated on Sheshgalan Avenue, is because of Tabriz’s sensitive historical and political position. In various periods, Tabriz was of paramount importance and this glory reached its zenith during the rule of Ilkhanid and Qajar dynasties. The covers an area of 3,000 square meters with a built-in area of 1,500 square meters. Like other historical and important buildings of Tabriz, the house has two courtyards that are decorated with small gardens and large ponds.