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Learning the history of Bursa

This is a lovely museum to learn the recent history and traditions of Bursa. there is lots of... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
ESMAIstanbul
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a place where history speak by itself

the museum is an awesome place to visit, it brought back all those historic stories of turkey... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
n_hisham1966
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25 Sep 2018
“No English used in explanations”
21 Jan 2018
“A chance wasted”
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Hocaalizade Mh. Ataturk Caddesi, No:8 | Heykel, Bursa 16020, Turkey
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Even the 2TLR entrance fee was too high unless you understand Turkish. With no English explanations this is a museum to avoid as a foreign visitor.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank SteveMariners
Reviewed 21 January 2018

I was expecting to see a new style museum with good historical artefacts which was not the case. Except the Dodge at the entrance the museum simply lacks museum quality artefacts. They have tried new exhibition techniques with some success but you can not overcome...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

This is a lovely museum to learn the recent history and traditions of Bursa. there is lots of information about the Greek people lives before the Population exchange.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ESMAIstanbul
Reviewed 3 October 2017

the museum is an awesome place to visit, it brought back all those historic stories of turkey during the kamal atartuk era. it presented those stories of east met west.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank n_hisham1966
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The displays where very nice, especially the depiction of different crafts in the basement. Be aware though, all explanations are in Turkish only! The entrance fee is only 2TL, an absolute bargain. I would definitely recommend to pay this museum a visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank DayTrip625830
Reviewed 8 February 2017

If you're coming to Bursa and would like to know a bit more about the city's history, then the City Museum is a must see. It costs around $2.00 to get in and is very nicely put together.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank mmayovsky
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Bursa is a great city with its history and nature but the historical texture of the city is destroyed through the years of terrible management by bad mayors... Most of the tourist attractions are the old tombs and mosques in the city and I can...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank erdemaksoy
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Nice place to know about the history of bursa. It is very near to ulu cami mosque. The museum showcase it's history architecture, tv and music industry. It is very well maintain and the staff is very friendly

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Nazia S
Reviewed 11 May 2016

You can get a climpse on Bursa's history (and culture) at this place, Ottoman newspapers and local singers included. Unfortunately it's all in Turkish, but for only 2 Liras - give it a try.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Thorsten M
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Lots of things to learn about the history of Bursa. A little amateur somehow, but still worth a visit to feel the ambience of the recent past.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank ebruerbas
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