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“A 'might' see museum”

Archaeological Museum of Izmir
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US$50.00*
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Izmir Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #19 of 145 things to do in Izmir
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Owner description: This museum houses many fine sculptures and antiquities discovered in Izmir and other neighboring ancient cities.
Istanbul, Turkey
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A 'might' see museum”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2012

Unfortunately it should've been a 'must' see museum but I don't know why, for some reason this museum is not very popular.If you ask somebody where this museum is, don't expect any answer. Read my review:)you should go to Konak, the museum is located near the dent hospital.

Visited May 2012
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New York, New York, United States
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“Great museum with priceless treasures of antiquity”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

Great first floor exhibit, don't miss the bronze statues on the 2nd floor, look at the mosiac on the floor, check out the outdoor garden, but be careful taking photos outside. The Turkish 4th Army headquarters is next door, they have armed guards.

Visited March 2012
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Montreal
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“nice place to spend time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

nice place to spend your time... there are a lot of historical things inside...

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Well worth the visit if in Izmir”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2010

As others have noted, Ephesus is a better experience, if you can go there. However, this museum is well worth the if you are in Izmir, and even more so if you can't make the trip to Ephesus. It displays a fair selection of artificacts, and is good reminder of how rich Turkey is in archeological findings. The display is not very pedagocial, and not everything is translated to English.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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“Nice choice if you don't have time for Ephesus”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2009

This is a nice musuem, but nothing compared to Ephesus that is close by, but if you are in Izmir for business and don't have time for Ephesus i can recomend going here!

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