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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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank blackpoolsteve2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 29 September 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.

Thank Juliette G
Reviewed 2 September 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

Thank Yashinman
Reviewed 15 June 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

Thank Kati8
Reviewed 11 June 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

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Not too big but the thing you tmust see in Ismir is pretty much here. It is located on the way to Old Town. Right up on the tunnel. There is a multi storey parking right across but strongly suggest you take public transportation to...More

Thank Plankty
Reviewed 23 February 2018

There are great unique pieces around Izmir. If you have time you better first check the archaeological sites and then go to the museum. Museum itself is a bit old and dusty but you still have the masterpieces. 3 hours would be enough. Audio guide...More

Thank punctumus
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This museum contains world class examples of ancient Roman sculpture. Such a wealth of quality items as to astound and inspire.

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Travel to Izmir often to see my husband's family and it was our first time there - it is quite small but it has a lot of great artifacts, specific to the Izmir area. The price includes access to the Ethnography Museum so stop in...More

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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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