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Konya Archaeological Museum

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Address: Sahibi Ata Cad. 91, Konya, Turkey
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+90 332 351 3207

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Artefacts from many periods

The museum displays artefacts from various periods in human history. The artefacts are well displayed and descriptions are informative. At the entrance we received a very... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
Helena B
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

The museum displays artefacts from various periods in human history. The artefacts are well displayed and descriptions are informative. At the entrance we received a very informative leaflet describing the history and periods on display in the museum - in English. If you have visited Catal Hoyuk you will appreciate all the objects from the site on did[play here. Do... More 

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Ankara Province, Turkey
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

If you are interested in archaeology visit this museum. Although it is very small one the pieces that are on show are the good examples. But I must say that this museum needs to to be carried to a new and bigger building in order to show the valuable pieces.

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Bruges, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Many interesting things. Sacophages (stone & earthware) from the Roman. Greek, Roman and Byzantine artefacts. Some interesting objects from Catal Höyük

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New Jersey
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is Museum is well maintained and very informative but not really big museum. If you visit Konya do not miss this museum.

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Galway, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a small museum but the 3rd century CE Roman sarcophagus with carvings showing the labours of Hercules is the jewel in the crown. Well worth a visit. Also has some artefacts from Catalhoyuk but having visited the site itself I felt these this aspect to be poorly curated.

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Reviewed 10 May 2016

Ordinary historical museum.Located at a very noisy place.It need more work from the government to be in a good shape.

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Maui, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This s a must see stop on your tour of Turkey. This museum houses a span of history that will blow your mind. There are artifacts from the Persians , Greeks, Romans and more. A very impressive collection of everything from 8 thousand year old jewelry to 6 thousand year old stone carved pictures of aliens to sarcophaguses , wine... More 

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Fukaya, Japan
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

This museum is a bit old and small, but I wanted to see the famous sarcophagus of Roman era. Very glad to take photos of them! There were not many visitors so I was able to see quietly. As I can speak Turkish, the staff showed me around the museum and explained the brief history of Konya, too. There is... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

This museum has some fantastic Sarcophagi, however the rest of the museum is not that spectacular. The building is also pretty old and the displays a little dated. There are plans to move the collection to a new (to be built) building, in the near future.

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Reviewed 28 August 2015

It was really hard to find the place and not too many people spoke English but we finally found it in an obscure, very unassuming neighborhood. Despite the heat and the walk from the old town it was worth the visit. It is set in a small building with a partially vine covered garden. They have remarkable pieces of Roman... More 

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