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Decorative arts and cultural insight

This is a beautiful smallish museum displaying clothing, decorative objects and recreated rooms... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
Stafford, Virginia
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Oddly intriguing

I have found the Ethnography Museum to be oddly intriguing. The dioramas from previous generations... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Ankara, Turkey
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This museum houses a rich collection of folkloric artifacts, and was the first resting place of Ataturk until the completion of his mausoleum in 1953.
Hacettepe Mahallesi, Turkocagi Sokak No: 4 | Sihhiye, Ankara 06230, Turkey
+90 312 311 30 07
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful smallish museum displaying clothing, decorative objects and recreated rooms. There is useful English signage to help explain more about the objects as well as the customs in which they are used. There is parking available at the next door Museum of...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I have found the Ethnography Museum to be oddly intriguing. The dioramas from previous generations seem a bit stiff, but there are a large number of artifacts in each exhibit and I find myself just standing in from of each exhibit for ten or fifteen...More

Thank Reyjw
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I was absorbed by the exhibits showing clothing, crafts from the Ottoman period in this small well done museum. They also have a tribute to Ata Turk, along with many pictures from his funeral. Next door is an easy to visit art museum.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The place worth coming to this colorless city. A must. Good size. Easy to visit, well organised. Incredible collection.

1  Thank DRMUA
Reviewed 14 March 2017

In the great environment of the Ethnography Museum, you will be able to see Turkish, Seljuk and Ottoman customs.

Thank Nihada D
Reviewed 20 January 2017

A very good place to see the historical clothes and life of the old Turkish people and how they live .

2  Thank اياد جواد ا
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Two museums in one place with great views over Ankara. There is a car park site so do not be lulled into parking on the road with the illegal guys. Parking is busy week as there is a local hospital in the area. The first...More

Thank Roma108
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Ethnography Museum is a 20 minute southwest walk mostly downhill from Ankara Castle and Anatolian Civilizations Museum. The museum is housed in a beautiful Ottoman style building and has a beautiful view from the plaza outside of it over Ankara. Inside, the museum contains...More

1  Thank jamestB5009YJ
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Once you enter this museum, you feel that it is a very special place. Not easy to find, but once inside you know you are in a historical location. The museum maintains its exhibits with very special care. Guards are visible throughout....so you feel two...More

Thank lnsots
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This museum gives an excellent background on the history of the Turkish people. The description of the exhibits are really interesting and clear. The lighting of the museum and variety of exhibits are terrific.

1  Thank Winstonthedog
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