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Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archeology

Castle of St. Peter, Bodrum City, Turkey
90 252 3162516
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Ranked #2 of 22 Attractions in Bodrum City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums
Owner description: The rooms and towers of St. Peter's Castle house this museum, which exhibits several collections of ancient artifacts including relics retrieved from... more » Owner description: The rooms and towers of St. Peter's Castle house this museum, which exhibits several collections of ancient artifacts including relics retrieved from local shipwrecks. « less
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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Good collection of ancient stuff. Ruins very pretty and well restored. Great sights from castle. Worth a visit although maybe a bit expensive.. But for a good cause.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I had the impression that we were going to see things underwater but the museum is about archeology underwater. Lots if interesting things but not what we had in mind.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This is at the castle, and houses lots of artifacts gathered up from the sea bed over the last 40 years or so. You get a sense of an immense history here. Well worth it. Allow at least two hours if you want to take it all in and enjoy the views.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

By the photos I thought that it was a big museum with underwater exhibitions. Nothing special except the byzantine findings

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Wellington, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I really enjoyed spending the day at the Museum/Castle. Quite fascinating. There is a lot of different rooms/exhibits to cover and easy to spend the whole day as there are a couple of cafes inside where you can take a break. One thing to be aware of is that some of the smaller rooms close for lunch so best that... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

if you love this kind of exhibitions, go to see it. My father used to built ships and boats, it was very special for me. Reserve enough time, if you like to feel in a different dimension :)

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A nice place to escape from the hustle and bustle around the marina during the day to enjoy some ancient archeological finds of old turkish culture.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This could be a reason why you are in Bodrum... nice display and great feel. Nice location. Easily accesable.

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Felpham, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Very well set out and helps to make the castle visit more diverting and interesting. Some of the exhibits are excellent.

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Bursa, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Must be seen if you are interested in history and historical buildings and underwater archeology. Besides, it has an amazing view of Bodrum Marine.

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