There are many museums in Antalya that are visited in summer or winter. One of these museums is the Antalya Ethnography Museum in Muratpasa. Kaleici region is one of the places visited by tourists and is within the borders of Muratpasa. Therefore, you can visit many touristic places close to the museum.
About Antalya Ethnographic Museum
The history of Antalya dates back to ancient times. Many civilizations flourished and took root in the city. In the museum, traditional artifacts belonging to the civilizations hosted by Antalya are exhibited.
On the first floor of the Alt Mansion section of the museum, historical artifacts unearthed as a result of archaeological excavations in the Kaleici Region and historical tile pieces brought from the Aspendos Theater are exhibited. These tiles belong to the Seljuk Period, the theater was used as a palace during the Seljuk Period. Apart from these works, Ottoman works are exhibited on the first floor. Among these works, there are items belonging to centers producing ceramics such as Kütahya and Çanakkale, and different home-made glassware.
On the second floor of the Alt Mansion, Ottoman Period weapons, calligraphy samples and daily used items belonging to the Ottoman Period are exhibited.
In the Upper Mansion, there are artifacts about the life of Antalya and the Ottoman Period. On the floors of this mansion, artifacts belonging to the Ottoman Period architecture are exhibited. The Dosemealti carpets produced in Antalya and the weaving looms where these carpets are produced are among the works exhibited in this mansion.
In the Upper Mansion, where animations are predominant, works related to Antalya life, which reflect different periods from the daily life of Antalya in the Ottoman Period, are exhibited. Along with the Antalya animation, the Yörük life animation takes place here.
In the garden of both mansions, there are inscriptions, tombstones, cannons and cannonballs belonging to the Ottoman and Seljuk Periods.
Visiting Hours of the Museum
From April 1 to October 1, the museum opens at 08.30 and closes at 19.00, seven days a week.
On October 1, April 1, it opens at 08.30 and closes at 18.00, seven days a week.
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