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Izmir Museum of History and Art

Central Culture Park, Izmir, Turkey
+90 232 484 89 45
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Ranked #24 of 65 Attractions in Izmir
Type: Museums
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Provo, Utah
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Traveling with friends is lots of fun, but I discovered one day that my friend was in the mood to head back a lot earlier than I was. She encouraged me to strike out on my own if I liked, so, feeling rebellious, I did. While she stayed on the city bus until she reached the port, I hopped off... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

After a long trip, first from Toronto to Istanbul to Izmir and then from Balcova to Bismane to locate the Izmir Museum of History and Art, we found ourselves the only ones going through the rich collection of pottery and precious items (mainly jewellery), found from various digs around Izmir from earliest periods. There was not a single soul except... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

It's a poor collection of stuff. Save it for Ephesus museum, the only highlight is when a bunch of school children ran in and very quickly out of the museum and spent time with us asking "Where are you from, what's your name?" and took photos with us. Then a long walk down to the interesting part of the city.

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Athens, Greece
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

As the title says, after spending two weeks in Turkey, this was easily the best 3 lira that I spent. I can't believe it was so cheap considering how rich in history and displays it was. I think I spent well over 2 hours in there and there were very few others visiting while I was there. Definitely an under-rated... More

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