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Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INA)

Sualti Sokak No. 2, Bodrum City 48400, Turkey
+90 252 316 22 48
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Unexpected gem

Fascinating place to visit and most impressed with the quality of research and the artefacts we... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
Mary H
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Bodrum, Turkey
This is where all the planning starts for Turkey's underwater Archaeology.

Well worth seeing where underwater Archaeology was started in Turkey by Dr. George Bass from Texas... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2016
Mouselips46
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Honokaa, Hawaii
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16 Jun 2016
“Unexpected gem”
25 Feb 2016
“This is where all the planning starts for Turkey's underwater Archaeology.”
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Sualti Sokak No. 2, Bodrum City 48400, Turkey
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+90 252 316 22 48

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Fascinating place to visit and most impressed with the quality of research and the artefacts we saw. A little off the beaten track but well worth a visit if you enjoyed the underwater exhibition in the castle and would like to see more

1  Thank Mary H
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Well worth seeing where underwater Archaeology was started in Turkey by Dr. George Bass from Texas A & M University!

Thank Mouselips46
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This is a fantastic museum situated in a Castle, it really doesn't get much better. There are amazing views and old ships and history of the region. Some people from certain places CANNOT STOP taking pictures, which gets very irritating. But if you have some...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 26 May 2015

The castle houses a large collection of artifacts brought up from the bottom of the sea where they sank hundreds to thousands of years ago! These discoveries changed how historians view ancient cultures and their complex trade routes. Fascinating! Follow the map so you don't...More

Thank MT_bear2014
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

This is an excellent museum inside the city castle on the marina. Don't miss the Bronze age shipwreck completely reassembled as found. The treasures are incredible. Excellent video documentaries and electronic guide.

Thank Jay P
Reviewed 26 November 2014

This is not easy to find but worth persevering. Though it is on the tourist free maps, we basically found it as we remembered a very discreet sign when shopping nearby. This museum opened 3 years ago in the middle of the tourist shopping area,...More

2  Thank FandRD
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Well kept, clean and good afternoon stroll around the castle, very nice, value for money, also has places to eat and drink inside and its right on the harbour in a lovely setting.

2  Thank Anna c
Reviewed 17 August 2014

The museum is well laid out and each aspect has something of interest ,wether shipbuilding ,glass ,jewelry or the details of recovering the artifacts on display.

1  Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 30 July 2014

If you like antiquities and archeological Marine Discoveries, don't miss this place. It is in the old Palace of the Crusaders, that alone is worth seeing ? If you are like my husband and I a diver you will be amazed by the extent of...More

Thank Fusun777
Reviewed 19 April 2013

A fascınatıng ınsıght to marıtıme lıfe ın ancıent tımes wıth a huge collectıon of objects and artefacts found on the sea bed

1  Thank keltos
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