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Ethnography Museum

Next to the Archaeology Museum, Izmir, Turkey
+90 232 484 8324
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1 week ago
“Two uninspiring museums”
18 Jun 2016
“A small glimpse of a gloried past”
Next to the Archaeology Museum, Izmir, Turkey
+90 232 484 8324
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 19 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 12 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 19 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
Reviewed 5 June 2012

Yes this museum is better than the archaeological museum in my opinion. Two of the museums are located in the same place so when you get to the archaeological museum you already reached to this one.

Thank pelinulca
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile
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