Azerbaijan National Committee of International Council of Museums 

Beynəlxalq Muzeylər Şurasının   Azərbaycan Milli Komitəsi
   Literary, Theatre and Musical museums
   Museum of Azerbaijan Literature named after Nizami Ganjevi
  Address: 53, Istiglaliyyat str., Baku AZ1005
Telephone: (994 12) 492 18 64, 492 74 03, 492 04 49
  Hours of work: from 11 am to 17 pm; closed on Sundays
Belonging: Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
Foundation: 1945
Branches: Memorial apartment-muzeum of S.Yesenin in Mardakan (89, S.Yesenin
str., Mardakan); Garabakh branch named after Khurshud-banu Natavan (1, Aslan
Garasharov str., Shusha)

 

Brief description: Arranged in the historical and chronological order, the exposition of the museum acquaints with the history of the development of Azerbaijan literature from the ancient time up to the present day. Displayed in 26 halls of the museum, different exhibits by visual demonstration acquaint visitors with the Azerbaijan literature and folklore as well as creative work of the renowned Azerbaijan poets and writers - Khagani, Nizami, Fizuli, Vagif, M.F. Akhundov, G. Mamedkulizadeh, M.A. Sabir, G. Gabbarli, S. Vurgun. Such valuable exhibits as unique manuscripts of Azerbaijan and Eastern poets, philologists, scientists, wonderful miniature illustrations to the classics' works, autographs of the distinguished writers, rare books, modern editions of Azerbaijani writers' works and scientific works in European and Eastern languages, personal writers' belongings, photographs, interesting examples of national art, numismatic collection of coins, ancient carpets, ceramics are displayed in the museum.
The Garabakh Branch of the Museum stopped its work after Shusha was occupied by Armenian military forces in 1992.

 
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