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Konya Archaeological Museum

Address: Sahibi Ata Cad. 91, Konya, Turkey
Phone Number: 332 3513207
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Ranked #8 of 26 Attractions in Konya
Type: Museums
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We did have to pay, and wait for the guard to turn on the lights. Nice collection of 3rd century Roman sarcophagi. Best was the artifacts from the nearby dig at Çatalhöyük. 9000 year old stuff is way cool. Appreciated that attempt was made to add English to the signage.

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Tromso, Norway
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This small museum have artefacts from a range of cultures. The Romans, the Hittites, byzantine and ottoman. There are wonderful sarcophagi and ceramics, but the most interesting things for me was the artefacts from Çatalhöyük. I like the simple building and displays that allow the artefacts to speak for them self. Definitely worth a trip, but not in itself.

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Konya, Turkey
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101 reviews 101 reviews
33 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This museum would make a good add-on to a tour of Konya. Although it's too small to be a destination in and of itself, it has some excellent examples of Selcuk stone carvings and tablets, and quite a bit of the signage is in English, so you actually know what you're seeing even if your Turkish is poor. Entry is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a wonderful display of the Otterman empire. Lots of history and some fabulous artifacts to see.

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Carmichael, Ca
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is a good follow-up to a visit to the actual site east of Konya. Otherwise it's of marginal interest. The fact that these items are truly from a neolithic period reminds you that pottery is a very old craft.

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Western Norway, Norway
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233 reviews 233 reviews
116 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is a rather small museum with some fine greek/roman items. We were the only visitors and did not have to pay to get in. One man in fact had to unlock the door and switch on the lights. We asked for and got a free museum brochure. This had some photos and unfortunately only text in turkish. The staff... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

If you love archaeology and sarcophagi, this is a great experience. Otherwise, give this one a miss. The best part of this museum was the security guard, who was clearly irritated when we arrived at 4, even though the museum closed at five. He threw open the door, and dramatically turned on the lights. Then 20 minutes later he came... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This small museum has very interesting artefacts, but I wish there was a bit more effort put toward their presentation. They offer a nice brochure at entrance. The visist is well worth the 3TL entrance fee.

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Dalyan, Mugla, Turkey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Do not be put off by the somewhat shabby exterior of this small museum, you will find much to interest you inside. Once through the doors you are greeted by some of the finest carved sarcophagi I have ever seen - the carving is beautiful! If you are in Konya to visit Çatalhöyük then you need to come to the... More 

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Marlow, UK
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114 reviews 114 reviews
48 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Well worth a visit, especially if you are in Konya to visit Catalhoyuk as some of the discoveries from the dig is on display at the museum.

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