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Ethnography Museum

Next to the Archaeology Museum, Izmir, Turkey
+90 232 484 83 24
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A collection of folkloric artifacts, including a fine collection of Bergama and Gordes carpets, traditional costumes and camel bridles can be found in this history museum.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average36%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
13 Jul 2017
“Decent Museum”
15 Jun 2017
Next to the Archaeology Museum, Izmir, Turkey
+90 232 484 83 24
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

A decent museum, however had it not been included with the price of the Archaeology museum next door, I doubt we'd have gone in. The museum has dioramas set up of various time periods in the Izmir area - really not my style - but...More

Thank ssNYC13
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The museum is small. There is no guide to help you. When buying a ticket, you just receive a flyer and that's it. I was there is a rainny day and all around the main room were buckets, because it was raining inside the museum.

Thank Elena-Cristina T
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Both the ethnographic and archaeology museums are typical Turkish state-run institutions: drab, un-engaging and underfunded. If the Culture Ministry had used the money it spent tarting up the entrance plaza on the exhibits themselves, the museums would be fractionally better. The archaeology museum is a...More

Thank simonwjohns
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Set in a wonderful old building in the Konak section of the city, the Ethnography Museum is a bit-dated but interesting glimpse at many of the features of Izmir's and Turkey's past. The displays include furniture, clothing, and practical utensils of daily life, including a...More

Thank GreekProf
Reviewed 5 November 2015

I accidentally found this place. The building itself is beatiful. When I saw it, I knew it is some kind of a museum or something. And I was right. The view from this place and the building is great. However, there is not much to...More

Thank Kukiliku
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Worth visiting if one has already come to visit Archeology museum next door (first visit Etnography museum as it closes at 5 PM, then Archeology one which closes at 7 PM). Free entrance. The building that houses the museum (former hospital) attracts more attention than...More

Thank Carbo1960
Reviewed 18 March 2013

There are only so many places with "old rocks" and museums full of old pottery that you can visit with children - or another person who isn't an antiquities fan - before they start rebelling. That's why I was very excited to visit this museum....More

2  Thank OhioMomof3
Reviewed 12 January 2013

IMHO its just wasting time and seriosuly not interesting. i prefer archeological museum next to this place. coz archeology is just awsome!

1  Thank Yenioglu
Reviewed 29 July 2012

One of the better museums in Turkey in my opinion. I have visited many of these museums in Ankara and Istanbul and Izmir museum is definitely worth a look also. The building has impressive architecture and the exhibits well displayed.

Thank Peregrinojim
Reviewed 14 July 2012

Aegean culture is extremely rich but this is a very old style type of introducing visitors to it

Thank burgundio
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