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Ephesus Museum

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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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Selcuk, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

To understand the ancient city of Ephesus better, a must see!! If your a museum geek like me, you will love this place. You get to see the ways of life of ancient Ephesus people. I liked this more than the acropolis museum. But its...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BerlynCC
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

If you have been mesmerized by Pompeii, Ephesus will blow your mind! This impressive ancient city in made almost entirely of marble. Lots of history - from ancient Greeks, to Romans then Christians. We booked a private guided tour at a small tour company near...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

after visiting Ephesus, this is a must to understand the ancient city better. good light, wonderful exhibitions, not a busy museum.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

The ancient city of Ephesus is absolutely stunning. There’s an amphitheater, the Temple of Hadrian, the Library of Celsus are some of the highlights. You can imagine how it must’ve been in its glory. There are souvenir shops & eating joints at the entrance. Hats...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

This was closed when we were here four years ago.They have now opened a well laid out modern museum with limited but well selected exhibits with good explanations in English.Much better to have a few beautifully displayed items rather than rooms and rooms of stuff.A...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Dont miss out on this museum. Very professional and great archeological finds from Ephesus. Be sure to ask for the short film in the small theatre space just after you enter, it gives a very useful overview of Ephesus (and is in several languages, one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Just a nice visit after seeing the wonderful Ephesus.. Need about 1 or 2 hours to see everything here but a lot of antiquities of Ephesus

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Interesting and informative. Go to this museum after Ephesus as some of the relics are from Ephesus.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rowena M
Reviewed October 11, 2018

We visited this museum the day before our tour of Ephesus and so pleased we did.....excellent! Even though it is compact there was so much to see and beautifully displayed. Loved watching the video that showed digitally, what Ephesus would have been like in its...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Highlight are the two statues of Artemis. Many other artifacts are on display. Unfortunately, this was about the fourth archeological museum we had viewed, so not as inspiring.

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 7, 2018|
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Response from kanokkaan | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There are two entrances of Ephesus: the main gate is the North-West one (near the Grand Theatre), and the South-East gate where coaches of tourists always drop the people there to let them walk downhill to the main... More
February 14, 2016|
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Response from jeanninelehman | Reviewed this property |
I suggest the Terrace Houses for sure while you are in Ephesus. SOOOOOOOO worth it. Also, be sure to do the Virgin Mary house. It is very peaceful there. And, as stated above, the museum is worth it too. It is in Selcuk. I... More
Ken M
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Response from adnanmordeniz | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mr Ken, İ would like to tell you about the museum rates ; Selcuk Museum TL 10 ( 3,5 euro ) Ephesus Museum TL 30 ( 10 euro ) There is also Museum Pass Card is valid for one week costs TL 75 ( Euro 25 ) İ hope it will... More