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Antakya Archaeological Museum

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Address: Ataturk Cd No:63 | Gündüz Caddesi No. 1, Antakya 31000, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 (326) 214 6167
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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I absolutely enjoyed the visit to this museum. Great mosaics and other exhibits. If you are in Antakya, it is definitely worth to visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Essen, Germany
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Essen, Germany
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I absolutely enjoyed the visit to this museum. Great mosaics and other exhibits. If you are in Antakya, it is definitely worth to visit.

Thank natik680
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Southern Turkey is rich of beautiful mosaic and Hatay Arkeoloji Muzesi is the third museums which has extensive collection of mosaic. That many mosaic found and I won’t be surprise if one day somebody would find it while digging their own garden, every mould could mean something ancient buried! In Hatay museum, the presentation about how the ancient hamam worked... More 

Thank Lanni_12
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Not miss this small and interesting new museum. Has very nice displays. The building is modern and great looking. Has nice Museum shop and small cafe

Thank Ken152
Antalya, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I visited the new archaeology museum for the first time today. The building is large and presents excellent displays in Turkish and English. The English translation, as is common here, needed to be looked over by a proofreader as there are numerous mistakes. The new sections on Atcana and Tel Tayinat were well done. I was thrilled to see the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

It ıs a huge museum, lots of mosaics to discover. İt may take up more than an hour to go through the museum, but it's worth it.

Thank Simten C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend to travellers to visit here.One of the fantastic place in Antakya and u are gonna take a journey to deepness of history

Thank Abdurrahim T
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The museum's collection includes items that reflect the art and culture of the region, from the Paleolithic Age through the present day. Exhibits are displayed in wall niches and arranged chronologically. I was particularly impressed with the Ucagizli cave display show how the early humans in this region lived 45,000 years ago ! Hatay has a rich collection of mosaics... More 

Thank Paul G
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

The newly built museum is no longer at the Gunduz Street. The collection has been taken to a larger building at Antakya Reyhanli Yolu (Antakya Reyhanli Street). Busses with number 15 go to the new Hatay Museum. Get off at Iskur stop. You will see the it. The price for the bus is 1,75.

Thank OnurUral
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Museum that carefully collected and stored biggest collection of mosaic panels... If you are in Antakya find a time to visit this museum because it really worth to be visited..

Thank McAllister2020
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Lots of interesting history.. Amazing sights of many ancient sculptures, tiles, weapons, etc. Very knowledgeable films about the area. A must visit..

Thank Ziya B

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