Azerbaijan museum is one of the most significant museums of Iran which is located in Tabriz and next to historical Blue mosque. This museum is recognized as the second historic museum of Iran after Tehran national museum, and it includes works related to pre-Islam and Islamic ages. Andrew Gedar, a French archeologist, has provided the regulating map of Azerbaijan museum’s construction and Ismael Dibaj, manager of culture department of Tabriz, has depicted it.
In 1306 and 1307 SH (1927-28), exhibition of historic coins of Tabriz had been held in Tarbiat library. It was during these years that the plan of establishing Azerbaijan museum in this city was proposed. In 1336 Sh (1957) , 202 historic remnants belonging to ancient Iran museum were sent to Tabriz in order to be displayed in national library of this city.
Later, historic objects and relics of Tabriz were kept and displayed in Nejat high school of this city. In Ordibehesht (May) of 1337 (1958) SH, construction of Azerbaijan museum started and this museum was exploited formally in 1341 SH (1962).