Izmir Ethnography Museum

Local nameIzmir Ethnography Museum
Locationİzmir, Turkey

The İzmir Ethnography Museum is an ethnography museum in Izmir, Turkey, containing a number of pieces of clothing and pottery from the Seljuk period of Turkish history onwards. Admission to the museum is free.

The building that now houses the İzmir Ethnography Museum was originally built in 1831 to function as the St. Roche Hospital. The building is four stories high and is made of stone. The museum contain a beautiful collection of colorful displays, including dioramas, photos and information panels. These artifacts demonstrate the local arts, crafts and customs. Various sections in the museum portray subjects as wide-ranging and intriguing as camel wrestling, pottery, tin-plating and felt-making, embroidery. There are also various displays of weaponry, jewelry and a rich collection of illustrated manuscripts.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Izmir_Ethnography_Museum

Address 4/1 Halil Rıfat Paşa Caddesi, Konak 35260, Turkey

Coordinates 38°24'49.454" N 27°7'42.509" E

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