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Coming from abroad, I took my nephew to this museum after visiting Ataturk's masoleum (Anitkabir). The taxi driver took us to a different museum first (Etnografya Museum) and we visited that one first. Etnografya museum is supposed to be about Turkish ethnicity but they mostly...More
This museum contains important part of human history for several thousand years. This means that there are broken vases, ruined stone plates and simple and more designed jewellery. But it is worth to see. A tip is to follow some English speaking guides (who spekt...More
My husband and I came with a tour group. I was floored by how OLD these artifacts are. It’s incredible to try and comprehend how life has evolved. From the Mother Goddess figures to the cuneiform writings, the cool wine jars and the reliefs -...More
The adventure of mankind on planet Earth cannot be better offered on a golden tray to yourself in any other place than this museum. Every milestone of this adventure is represented with the most characteristic examples if not the most beautiful ones. After having finished...More
For instance world's oldest mirror dating back 6000 BC....unique pieces on exhibit, all found in Anatolian soil ie. not brought from abroad...Hittites, Phrygians, Urartus....some of the artefacts date back to 8000 BC....
This is an excellent museum. It covers the history of Anatolia from the stone age - with a fantastic collection of artefacts. It is very well presented and not too overwhelming - the lighting and the layout are excellent,.
My only criticism and it is...More