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Archaeological Museum of Izmir

Halit Rifat Pasa Caddesi 4. Konak, Izmir, Turkey
+90 232 484 83 24
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This museum houses many fine sculptures and antiquities discovered in Izmir and other neighboring ancient cities.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“metro station” (2 reviews)
“clock tower” (2 reviews)
“collection” (6 reviews)
Halit Rifat Pasa Caddesi 4. Konak, Izmir, Turkey
+90 232 484 83 24
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Reviewed 14 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

Thank ssNYC13
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The Izmir Archeological Museum is not far from the clock tower and the Konak metro station. It was a little difficult to find at first, but we were glad we persevered. It is not a spectacular or state of the art museum, but it holds...More

1  Thank john8tea
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Don't miss visit here,many good kept old antique objects,especially treasure saloon , after all have a good rest in beautiful garden

Reviewed 23 November 2016

You can visit the archeological museum and witness the treasure that İzmir inherited from its ancestors. Many different items from many different antique nations. Must visit

Thank Mert U
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Archaelogical Museum of Izmir is the firs museum in town. Old days Izmir was very important city of Roman Empire. So there are many artifacts in this museum.

Thank Atila E
Reviewed 26 March 2016

It's taken me many years to get to visit this museum, but it was worth the wait. The quality of the exhibits, from the surrounding province which includes of course Ephesus as well as Teos, Erythrai andsomany more sites that were new to me. The...More

Thank CesmeTraveller
Reviewed 24 March 2016

There is some great stuff here - and excellent explanations in English to accompany it. I was the only visitor on the day I went - but the exhibits made up for the somewhat depressing ambiance of the building!

Thank Perrygrinate
Reviewed 9 March 2016

A fabulous collection of the finest antiquities across the history of Turkey. Lovely finds made across the centuries laid out with easy-to-read signs. Self-touring easy to do.

Thank GreekProf
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Probably number 1 among Izmir museums, even if you aren't an archeology buff. The musem isn't too big (two levels), but it offers a good overview of various sites in Izmir area. Modern layout, good lighting, detailed introductionary texts and captions in Turkish and English....More

Thank Carbo1960
Reviewed 7 July 2015

A great collection of the regions history. A collection of coins dating back to earliest times as well as a history of man dating back to neandothol .

Thank SiimonNZ
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Apostolos T
26 September 2016|
Response from CesmeTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Closed on Mondays, from memory, but open from 10am until 5pm the rest of the week. I think!