The State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art displays Azerbaijani carpets and rug objects of various weaving techniques and materials from various intervals. It has the biggest collection of Azerbaijani carpets within the international. It moved to a new building at the Baku's seafront park throughout 2014 from its former vicinity on Neftchiler Avenue. The museum has come to be a research-schooling and cultural-educational center where many activities, including exhibitions, worldwide symposiums, and meetings, are held. During its 50 years of life, the museum has organized greater than 30 exhibitions in one-of-a-kind countries throughout the sector.
The museum changed into set up in 1967 and changed into to start with located inside the Juma Mosque in Icheri Sheher. The mosque turned into constructed in the 15th century and renovated inside the 19th century. Its first exhibition was held in 1972. In 1992, after the crumble of USSR, the museum turned into moved to the second one ground of what is now the Baku Museum Center a constructing that had in the beginning been the Lenin museum. The series turned into named in honour of the carpet dressmaker Latif Karimov.