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State Art and Scuplture Museum

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Currently closed for restoration (April 2018 - some time in 2019)

I went to visit in October and it was closed for visits due to restoration. The note said the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BobLoblawsLawBlog
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Toronto
via mobile
Love it

There is a huge collection of wonderful paintings that you can spend peaceful time with. The... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
kanokkaan
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“Currently closed for restoration (April 2018 - some time in 2019)”
10 May 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to visit in October and it was closed for visits due to restoration. The note said the restoration began April 2018 and would remain closed for the remainder of 2018 and would open some time in 2019. Just an FYI to anyone planning...More

1  Thank BobLoblawsLawBlog
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

There is a huge collection of wonderful paintings that you can spend peaceful time with. The building itself is located in a relaxing area. Plus, you don't need to pay for entering. If you visit the Ethnological Museum next door, don't miss this place:)

Thank kanokkaan
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This area holds history about art in ottoman and turkey. Of course as art was forbidden during Ottoman empire (penalty of death) there is not much art objects dated from this period. The few are Coranic verse frames etc. But starting from Ataturk`s time, there...More

2  Thank OrucY2
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Incredible art museum featuring Turkish painters and sculptors....One of the best I've ever visited! Wide range of art, but mostly modern (last century onward). LOVED it! And it was FREE! Right next to Ethnology Museum, both can easily be done in one day. But no...More

Thank KellyHayesRaitt
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Any visitor to Ankara should visit this place where he can see the Turkish art and enjoy it .I advice any one to visit this place.

Thank اياد جواد ا
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The nice museum has an extensive collection of all kinds of art. The museum is next to the Ethnographic Museum and worth visiting as well. The admission to the art museum is free and a nice find.

Thank Winstonthedog
Reviewed 1 April 2016

In a very beautiful building from 1920's, there are very valuable old paintings and statues, And next to this building, there is the Ethographic Museum. Be careful about the traffic if you cross the street next to this museum.

Thank Gonca321
Reviewed 26 November 2015

It is a huge place with a huge number of work of arts of Turkish paintors and sculpturors. Maybe the pieces are not displayed very good due to lack of technic conditions but the worth of art pieces is high and a rare chance to...More

Thank 707mariok
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Visited the State Art & Sculpture Museum in Ankara and thoroughly enjoyed it. Admission was free; there was no guided tours but it was set up so that you moved through the galleries in roughly chronological order. It doesn't go back into Turkey's older past,...More

Thank Paul Z
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We went to this art gallery after the Ethnographic Museum which had lowered our expectations, especially as admission to this handsome museum is free. There are also free lockers available to store any bags or backpacks. The first thing that struck us was the number...More

1  Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
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