The National Library and Museum of Malek is one of the libraries in the city of Tehran.
In 1937, was founded by Hossein Agha Malek and, along with real estate, was dedicated to Astan Quds Razavi. In 1944, he devoted a large plot of land to the National Garden of Tehran(Mashgh Square) for the new library and museum building. The construction of a new building for the National Library and Museum began in 1985 and ended in 1996.
This complex is located on the street of Imam Khomeini (Sepah) in Tehran next to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The National Library and Museum of Malek was held at the Malek house until 1996.
However, Haj Hussein considered the expansion from the beginning, and predicted the construction of a larger building; therefore, in 1944, he devoted a large plot of land to the National Garden of Tehran (the current location of the institute) for the new library and museum building.
Construction of the new building was not possible during the life of Haj Hussein Malek. Until Astan Quds Razavi started the designing and construction of the new building in 1985, it finished in 1996.
The library also has about 70,000 printed books, 3400 lithograph books and 548 periodicals in 4,000 volumes. A significant part of the printed books belonging to the years before 1941 and is among the first Iranian printed books. The Malek library continually getting richer by purchasing of printed and linear books .