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This fascinating museum contains over 200,000 historic pieces of which only a fraction can be displayed at one time. Exhibits include Early Bronze Age statues and Neolithic wall paintings.
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Gozcu Sokak No: 2 | Ulus, Ankara 06240, Turkey
+90 312 324 31 60
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is a big and old museum. In every corner of the museum you can feel the history of Anatolia.They have animated the history in some parts. You should visit there if you interested the civilizations in Anatolia.

1  Thank thedentistAnkara
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This musuem document s the Anatolian civilization over last 10000 years .a must visit for all history lovers

Thank Peshwaexpert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you think that human being developed everything in the latest centuries, you don't have any knowledge about the history. In this museum, you will that we are just using similar tools that people in Anatolia used thousands of years ago. I visited the museum...More

Thank Hasan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

First class museum with stellar exhibits! Travel through history with artifacts from 600,000 BC to 600 AD. Well organized for maximum effect, huge variety, and friendly, knowledgeable staff.

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

It is very nice museum with Ottoman arts and also it is possible to find lifestyle of past society. Ataturk was moved to here after he died and kept in here until Anitkabir was built. There are plenty of photos about Ataturk’s funereal in this...More

Thank IstanbulPhotographer
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Although this museum is focussed on the history of Anatolia, it serves equally well as a fascinating chronicle of human development over the ages,anywhere. Some practical tips : do ask for a brochure (free), and an audio-guide (10 TL), as these are inexplicably not offered...More

1  Thank Ajit A
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The museum is mostly static displays. It is family-friendly and will give the visitor a great appreciating for the importance of Anatolia (Turkey) in the rise of world civilization.

1  Thank Steven G
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This museum is definitely a "must see" I'm kind of speechless to see all those incredible artefacts inside. I spent three hours there.

1  Thank Kanokkan N
Reviewed 20 May 2018

I knew every little about this museum before being taken there on a tour. What a gem! The most extraordinary chroniciling of several thousand years of multiple civilisations. It is extremely well laid out, sequential and labelled. My particular interest is Roman history, but this...More

1  Thank Gesmi2017
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The museum is beautifully presented with subtle low level lighting and an incredible display of ancient artifacts dating back more than 5000 years. Many of the Countries historical artifacts are on display here especial carved stone reliefs. It pays to have a guide if you...More

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Response from ESMAIstanbul | Reviewed this property |
It is open everyday except the first day of religous fesstives. The ticket is 20 TL everyday