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Collection is great but...

The WC was filthy and disgusting. So as long as you avoid using the facilities, you will find a... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Missoula, Montana
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A Beautiful Ancient and Ethnography Museum

Beautiful Ancient and Ethnography Museum which is located in such a far and irrelevant area of the... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Canakkale, Turkey
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One of the most important sights in Kars, this museum houses many archaeological finds from the area including wood carvings, coins and local costumes.
Istasyon Mah. Cumhuriyet Cad. No:385 Kars Merkez, Kars Merkez, Kars, Turkey
+90 474 212 38 17
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We have been in Turkey for almost a year and visit museums wherever we go. Some are better than others, some bigger, some smaller. Nevertheless, in all cases we can think of, each one has something to show that we can learn from. This is...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2012

This is a small, decent local museum which can be visited free of charge after the visit to Ani (the road to Ani passes nearby, so you can ask your driver to drop you on return from Ani at the museum and walk back to...More

1  Thank Carbo1960
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The WC was filthy and disgusting. So as long as you avoid using the facilities, you will find a collection well with visiting dating back thousands of years BC. Some unique items and large pottery collection.

Thank SadieMT
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I was a bit disappointed by the limited variety of ancient objects considering this region has so much history. Some coins and weapons and pottery and plates. The WC facilities were not good for a museum.

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Beautiful Ancient and Ethnography Museum which is located in such a far and irrelevant area of the city.

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

A Tyrannosaurus bone among interesting Urartu civilizations findings in this small but well organized museum in Kars. Greek , romans, byzantine and islamico Discoveries, too. English legenda available.

Thank Tiziano B
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is the only museum at Kars downtown and includes archeological things that found around Kars and also there is a dinosaur bone. If you stay at Kars, this museum should be seen.

Thank mdogan
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Please pay attention to the ram shaped tombstones in the garden. They are Yezidi tombstones although it is not specified in the inscriptions (I don't know why). It is sad that the only remnants of Yezidi culture are those tombstones. Most of them are now...More

Thank Tijen K
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Small but interesting and free. Pretty well all in Turkish, but still fascinating to mander through yje exhibits.

Thank WotldTraveller
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

We arrived five minutes before closing time, the lights we're allready out. But we we're allowed in to have a quick glance at the awesome collection that spans thousands of years. Well worth a visit.

Thank RPasset
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Worth a visit with commentary in English. It's a good over view of the archaeology of the area. It's a long way from town. A taxi is 10 lira from town to museum and they will wait for you. 10 lira return.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Museum maybe is not the best one as I saw, but at least have many artefacts from the past, which I could never expect there. In this region lived Armenians, Russians, Turkish and Jewish for some time. Most of things are from the very old...More

1  Thank Papudrakus
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