Mirza Shafi Vazeh Museum in Ganja

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Mirza Shafi Vazeh Museum in Ganja has been constructed with support from the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.


Located in Gulustan area of the city, the museum’s construction started in March 2016, with construction works been completed in November 2017. On November 10, 2017, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the inauguration of the museum.


The two-storied building accommodates an exhibition and conference halls, and administrative rooms. A special corner has been created at the museum related to the literary assembly “Divani Hikmat”, with its special place in the poet’s creativity.


Various photos and documents related to the enlightening poet’s creativity, as well as his ghazals, mukhammases, masnavis and rubaiyats have been collected in the museum. Research and literary works dedicated to the publication of the poet’s poems, and his life and creativity are demonstrated here.


Mirza Shafi Vazeh’s books published during 1850 - 1924 in Germany are displayed in the museum.


A park named after Mirza Shafi Vazeh has been laid out around the museum.