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House where Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey stayed in 1923 and 1926

This compact museum is a very handy place in Corniche, Izmir. The entrance is free and you need... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Ferdener
Must do in Izmir

If you want to understand the importance of Ataturk for modern Turkey, then you absolutely need to... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
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Ataturk Cad. No:248 | Alsancak, Konak, Izmir, Turkey
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This compact museum is a very handy place in Corniche, Izmir. The entrance is free and you need about an hour to appreciate what is exposed. The mansion was built in 1880 by a carpet merchant as his private home. After the war effectively ended...More

Thank Ferdener
Reviewed 15 April 2018

If you want to understand the importance of Ataturk for modern Turkey, then you absolutely need to visit this museum. It is free of charge to enter the museum and explanations are nice. I visited with a guide, which was even better but many panels...More

Thank Caroline026
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The museum is free. It is a lovely distraction for an hour and a good start to try and understand the meaning and role of Ataturk in the Turkish culture.

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Just the right amount of information to ensure you understand where the great man came from, what he achieved and what his legacy is. Good for kids as well. If you want more, buy and read Ataturk: The Rebirth of a Nation by Patrick Kinross....More

Thank Boxa T
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Tiny but interesting museum, which gives overview of the life of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Devote 1 hour to visit it, it is for free. Especially when you are tired of heat outside, it is perfect place to combine cooling-down and learning a bit of history.

Thank Nurgul N
Reviewed 15 June 2017

It was very nice to see thing that belonged to Ataturk and his family. It is a must to visit this place in order to find out more about the founder of modern Turkey.

Thank Elena-Cristina T
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Anyone traveling in Turkey quickly becomes aware of the continuing presence and symbolic importance of Atatürk, and this museum, housed in a well-preserved mansion on the Kordon, vividly illustrates why. I'm not usually an admirer of soldier-statesmen, but Mustafa Kemal was one of the great...More

5  Thank john8tea
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Great location along the water of this restored mansion. Plenty of English text to aquaint the novice on the founder modern Turkey. My partner and I found it very interesting and have also been to ther Ataturk museums in Turkey.

Thank Winstonthedog
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The museum was used as guesthouse for Mustafa Kemal Atatürk when he comes to İzmir ! Now it serves as a museum and the belongings of Atatürk can be observed there ! Worth to visit

Thank MertU25
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The history is what stays with you. Do get a local good guide, it is worth the money. We had an excellent guide Basam

Thank nghadyali
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