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Izmir Museum of History and Art

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So inspired to get back in the studio—loved it.

I came away with so many ideas to play with in the ceramics and sculpture studios this fall. The... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Exhibits from many ancient Greek cities and settlements of Asia Minor.

Although the exhibition is really old fashioned and doesn't give enough information, it's still... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Visited in the afternoon and it was not too busy. But the air conditioning in the buildings appeared to be off, or set way to high. It was just not bearable to spend any time looking at the exhibits. Some nice mosaics and statuary, pottery...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I came away with so many ideas to play with in the ceramics and sculpture studios this fall. The diversity and beauty of the artifacts thrilled me. I admit, I am easily thrilled by art, but I’m so happy I went to the cluster of...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Museum is in the stunning Kultuurpark. Lots of lovely artefacts from Smyrna, Ephesus and Pergamon. If you have bought a Museum card, it is worth visiting.

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Although the exhibition is really old fashioned and doesn't give enough information, it's still wort viisiting for some of its unique sculptures and very rich coin collection.

Thank georgipapadopoulou
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Centrally located. Fairly large display of artefacts. Including some discovered in the recent past Well labelled; with historical background mentioned in detail (in English) . Also has some ancient "open coffins" displayed. Fascinating! Another (cultural ) Museum adjacent too it is free and is worth...More

Thank kamalilahi
Reviewed 7 January 2017

this museum is in the heart of the kulturpark set in three buildings. it has some really interesting artifacts and has ample signage in english and turkish. really worth a visit as it helps give a sense of the length of the human histories of...More

Thank tuhpeegee
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Wow! These tall sculptors from Ephesus, etc. line the entire museum. The usual pottery, jewelry, exhibits. Perfect size museum to enjoy all the displays within a reasonable time period. Loved it. Do not miss this museum. It's really Good!

Thank 7promiseland
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I found this museum to be the most interesting of the three in Culture Park. It gave insights into the ancient history of Turkey via pottery and other artefacts. I particularly liked the well written descriptions (in English and Turkish) and the photographs of the...More

Thank Schoffpa
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

History and art because there are extraordinary objects that tell the story of very ancient civilization and culture on the eastern shores of the Egean sea. Potters date back to the neolithic age and the sculptures and the coins to a time when Rome still...More

Thank alfonso p
Reviewed 27 December 2015

We visited this museum as part of a ship's shore excursion for Izmir. The displays are all written in English and Turkish which was very helpful to us. The museum consists of three large galleries in separate buildings (statues, objects and ceramics). It will only...More

Thank 2torontotraveller
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