Iran National Sport, Olympic, Paralympic Museum was recognized as the Top Museum among the state-run museums of the country.
Iran NOC; Tehran: Dr. Seyed
Mohsen Mir, Museum Director stated: "The National Museum of Sports was
introduced as the top museum in the group of medium-sized governmental museums
by evaluating and recognizing the Iranian Museums Committee (ICOM) using the
existing potential of the sports sector and observing international standards. Although
only 2 years have passed since the establishment of the Sports Museum, with the
support of the country's educated sports community, champions and friends, we
have moved in a direction that while complying with all international
standards, this museum has a rich content and planning. We have a lot to
develop and complete”. Mir further emphasized on the importance of the National
Sports Museum in order to acquaint the young generation of the country with the
honors, achievements and philosophy of championship and heroic sports. It is necessary to explain that the Committee
of Museums of Iran (ICOM) has introduced the top museums through 13 indicators
simultaneously with the Cultural Heritage Day, and the National Museum of
Sports has won the top title in the section of state-run museums.