According to Public Relations and International Affairs of Qeshm Free Zone Organization, Tahereh Shahraki announced this news and said: The Laft village, with its numerous historical monuments, mangrove forest, and homogeneous indigenous architecture, has been registered as the first eco-museum in the country, and the aim of the museum is to provide a better introduction to the history and anthropology of this tourist destination.
She announced the establishment of the Museum of Anthropology at the Eco-Museum Office of the Laft, and added: In this operation, which is carried out with the sympathy of the people of this village, and the cooperation of the deputy of Development Directorate of Qeshm Free Zone Organization, the organizing of the museum building, the provision of museum items, lighting, the construction of showcases, and the equipping of the museum has also been considered.
Director of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Qeshm Free Zone Organization continued: The most important part of the museum is the Department of Anthropology, which is devoted to the historical monumental exhibits collected by the organization and residents of Laft, and tourists can see the old business tools, including ships replica, native boats, agricultural tools, And ..., that refer to the past times of the island.
According to Shahraki, the people of Laft historic port city were famous sailors who traveled by sailing ships to distant ports in India and East Africa. And they have left a tangible and intangible heritage that is necessary to be considered.
He further explained: The historical part, and the workshop for the production and supply of handicrafts, is another part of the museum.
In the end, Director of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Qeshm Free Zone Organization expressed hope that the museum could in the near future, with the cooperation of the culture-loving people of Laft village, introduce the native culture of the island to domestic and foreign tourists in a decent way.
It is worth mentioning that the Lahft village, located in the northwest of Qeshm Island, adjacent to the Persian Gulf coast, and the Hara forests, with a special architecture and magnificent wind turbines, which is three thousand years old, and is one of the tourist attractions of this area.