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Antalya Museum

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Name:
Antalya Museum
Continent:
MIDDLE-EAST
Alt Name:
Antalya Müzesi
Country:
Turkey
Period:
Various
Sub-Region:
-
Date:
Various
City/Town:
Antalya
Figure:
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Resorts:
Antalya,
Related:
Perge ,

about Antalya Museum

The Antalya Museum (Antalya Muzesi) is an archaeological museum in one of Turkey’s most popular resorts. It contains thousands of ancient and prehistoric artifacts and good explanations of their history. It is one of Turkey’s largest museums.

The pieces at the Antalya Museum come from a variety of sites around Turkey and are divided thematically into ’halls’ each relating to a different period. The museum includes a wealth of statues and sculptures from the Roman period, the majority of which were found during the excavations of nearby Roman cities such as Perge. These astonishing ancient statues are among the top highlights of the museum and have brought international renown to the institution.

There is also a collection of sarcophagi from the Roman period, Roman and Byzantine era mosaics and a  charming children’s section.

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contact details

Address: Konyaaltı Cd, 07050 Antalya, Turkey

Phone: +90 (242) 241 4528

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Directions:
Located in the west of Antalya.

Ticket Information:
Open daily except Mondays, 8:30am-6:30pm. Entry costs 15YTL.

Links:
http://www.muze.gov.tr/antalya-en

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