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Archaeological Museum of Izmir

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This museum houses many fine sculptures and antiquities discovered in Izmir and other neighboring ancient cities.
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Halit Rifat Pasa Caddesi 4. Konak, Izmir, Turkey
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+90 232 484 83 24
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Reviewed June 12, 2019

This was really great to see including the history behind each item in the museum.All the pieces are truly mesmerising.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 24, 2019

Perhaps because I’d already been to Izmir’s Museum of History and Art, I found this place to be a letdown - same as when I last visited it 6 years ago. Was a bit taken aback by the admission fee of 12 TL. That’s twice...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019

Did the day trip up from Marmaris which included this museum. Some wonderfull historical artifacts here. Its not a big place and can be walked round inside an hour. Cheap to get in as well.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

It is a nice place but it needs to be taken care of. I thought no one takes care of it when I visited it.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank phillosophicum
Reviewed October 26, 2018

I was a little bit pessimistic about visiting this museum, after some recent comments on here...…, however, the difficult bit is finding it. From the Konak metro station,the main road goes under the overhead footbridge. With the port/sea behind you, head up the hill with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

We make it a practice to visit archaeological museums in locales that have an ancient history, so we sought out the one in Izmir. Not one of the best we have visited. Their collections are centered on statuary from the Roman era and coins and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

A small museum with some interesting pieces. Very board staff with nothing much to do except make a lot of noise. There is an interesting bronze statute and excellent range of coins.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

İzmir is a nice city and a lots of ruins around but the arkeology museum is terribly poor. Don’t waste your time, its better you walk around kemeralti or visit agora is better

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

Not well signed at all but if you walk up from Konak pier towards the tunnel you will see the ornate building in an elevated position . There are some superb exhibits including a stunning bronze running youth and a couple of fine mosaics ....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Off the beaten track on the side of the main road in. When you get in and buy your ticket the door to go in is on the right otherwise the lights do not come on until after you have passed. Two floors with the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Closed on Mondays, from memory, but open from 10am until 5pm the rest of the week. I think!
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