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State Art and Scuplture Museum

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Address: Altindag, Ankara 06230, Turkey
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+90 312 311 8294

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Fabulous Art!

Incredible art museum featuring Turkish painters and sculptors....One of the best I've ever visited! Wide range of art, but mostly modern (last century onward). LOVED it! And... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 February 2017
Ajijic, Mexico
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Ajijic, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Incredible art museum featuring Turkish painters and sculptors....One of the best I've ever visited! Wide range of art, but mostly modern (last century onward). LOVED it! And it was FREE! Right next to Ethnology Museum, both can easily be done in one day. But no cafe in either. Beautiful grounds, nice for picnicking in good weather.

Thank KellyHayesRaitt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Any visitor to Ankara should visit this place where he can see the Turkish art and enjoy it .I advice any one to visit this place.

Thank اياد جواد ا
Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

The nice museum has an extensive collection of all kinds of art. The museum is next to the Ethnographic Museum and worth visiting as well. The admission to the art museum is free and a nice find.

Thank Winstonthedog
Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

In a very beautiful building from 1920's, there are very valuable old paintings and statues, And next to this building, there is the Ethographic Museum. Be careful about the traffic if you cross the street next to this museum.

Thank Gonca321
Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

It is a huge place with a huge number of work of arts of Turkish paintors and sculpturors. Maybe the pieces are not displayed very good due to lack of technic conditions but the worth of art pieces is high and a rare chance to see the creativity of Turkish artists.

Thank 707mariok
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Visited the State Art & Sculpture Museum in Ankara and thoroughly enjoyed it. Admission was free; there was no guided tours but it was set up so that you moved through the galleries in roughly chronological order. It doesn't go back into Turkey's older past, there are several other museums in Ankara that cover those periods. It really only includes... More 

Thank Paul Z
Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

We went to this art gallery after the Ethnographic Museum which had lowered our expectations, especially as admission to this handsome museum is free. There are also free lockers available to store any bags or backpacks. The first thing that struck us was the number of rooms and the variety and high quality of the art work on display. The... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Might be good displays, if they lit them properly. No English signage. Very difficult to find on foot as there are no street signs whatsoever. It's right next door to the Ethno Museum, but you would not know. Very mistrusting staff keep "snooping" on you in case you take a photo - they probably shoot you are they are armed!... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

Can not be compared with its rivals in Europe, but still it is something for the modern Turkey and its art. Worths to stop by if you are in Ulus district.

Thank oguzabi
Brookline, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

I went in here thinking it was the next-door Museum of Decorative Arts! I am not a painting enthusiast, but for those who are the Museum would provide a very thorough introduction. Free.

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