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(Pergamon) Bergama Museum

Bergama, Turkey
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Ranked #7 of 9 attractions in Bergama
Type: Specialty Museums
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Kusadasi, Turkey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This museum is definetely worth seeing. As you may notice there are alot off artifacts and statues in the outer garden and entrance of the museum. There are alot of things to see inside as well. You can sit in the garden and enjoy looking around just from where you sit. It is not often that you can see soooo... More

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Callahan, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Beautifully presented, in English and Turkish. Well worth the few lira charged. Quality pieces from antiquity. Rounds out a Pergamom visit nicely.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

If you are not too drained physically after seeing the Acropolis and the Asclepeion, do pay a visit to this small museum. It contains beautiful marble sculptures and reliefs from the Acropolis, dating back to Hellenistic and Roman times. There are remarkably good description labels.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
23 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This is a small beautifully laid out museum. Some of the prime pieces from the Asklepion and Acropolis are here. This is an ideal place to visit after you have been to these two major sites. There is a separate section dedicated to local ethnography. When entering this section of the museum don't be put off by the fact that... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
60 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This museum houses a number of statues from the Acropolis of Pergamon and from The Asklepion. Notably the statue of Hadrian. There are also some interesting relics relating to Galen, the great Roman Physician who lived locally.

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Seville, Spain
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The bulk of the holdings are things found in the Pergamum excavations that did not get carted off to Berlin by the Germans. There are a number of excellent architectural members with carved reliefs, inscriptions (many translated), a large well-presented sculpture gallery with excellent pieces, lots of other large sculptures including carved table legs with figures, cases full of pottery... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
38 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

these are just looks like a hideout rooms at first., but if we go inside to it, can see the best of it. Perfectly maintained and preserved

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Istanbul-Turkey
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334 reviews 334 reviews
146 attraction reviews
508 helpful votes 508 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

This is a small but very impressive museum. It has 2 parts: one for archeology and the other one for etnography. I recommend you visit the museum after you have visited the Pergamon ruins as the displayed artefacts will be more meaningful this way. There are no audio tours available but the display explanations are both in Turkish and English... More

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Woking, Surrey
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109 reviews 109 reviews
15 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

This was our first visit to the museum, which we have passed time and time again - and we suddenly realised what we had been missing. Lots of statutory from Pergamon but also smaller finds from the Aescaplion and other local sites are to be found as well!

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Hong Kong, China
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264 reviews 264 reviews
110 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

The Museum is a small gem. The displays are well done and really help illustrate the site but what is special is the detail of the sculptures, the flowing stone cloth and folds and a sense of the daily lives of people. A very fine little museum

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