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Ephesus Museum

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Address: Agora Carsisi, Selcuk, Turkey
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+90 232 892 6010

This important museum displays the pieces found in and around the ruins of...

This important museum displays the pieces found in and around the ruins of Ephesus. Prior to World War II, discoveries were taken to a museum in Vienna.

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Well laid out museum

This museum in Selcuk town has well displayed artefacts from Ephesus and the site of the Artemis Temple. A good film shows a reconstruction of Ephesus as it would have looked.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum in Selcuk town has well displayed artefacts from Ephesus and the site of the Artemis Temple. A good film shows a reconstruction of Ephesus as it would have looked.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was nice and the perfect size for an hour visit. The statues of Artemis were exceptional. Must see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is nice small cute museum, you will find the original Artemis statues. I wish over all in Turkey will learn some museumnology and and to displays items since they are so rich in it. Yes I will recomemd it, it is part of the 7 days card museums.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Frankly the museum is the cherry at the top of the cake of the visit of Ephesus. First there is a very interesting 10 minutes video that explain Ephesus, secondly there are the artefacts found in Ephesus that are wonderful: statues and jewellery and pottery. The museum really ties together the sight: you can place the statues in the place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

very otantice place many think from roman time u can see very showroom and very speacel place near center from selcuk

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

The museum holds pieces "rescued" from the ancient site and provides a good context for the peoples and history of the ancient city.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Wanted to see it but needed a break after doing other outdoor sites. Arrived at 4:55pm and it was closing. Seems early if yoh considwr that most people interestwd in this place will often go to Ephesus city first to look around and might not make it right away to th museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Many of the sculptures and artifacts from the city are kept here so it's well worth the time to check out. The museum doesn't take too long to explore, maybe an hour or two depending upon how in-depth you want to look at the artifacts, but there are some fascinating pieces, especially the statues from the Temple of Artemis.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

So many interesting and informative knowledge about Ephesus Antic city's behinds was really amazing. You should go there and see and understand how civilized history has been gone through at this part of the world... While there were 300.000 citizen with 30.000 people theater had been builded at the city...!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This museum with relics from all over Selcuk which includes Ephesus, Artemis temple and other is well worth a visit. There are statues of the mother goddess, Cybele, and also naught statues similar to those popular in Greece. There is also a statue of a man who is forever in pain.

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