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Arkeoloji Müzesi (Istanbul Archaeology Museums)

Arkeoloji Müzesi (Istanbul Archaeology Museums) - Istanbul, Turkey
Arkeoloji Müzesi (Istanbul Archaeology Museums)
Osman Hamdi Bey Yokusu, Istanbul, Turkey 34425Map
+90 212 520 77 4041
Neighborhood: Eminönü
Overview

Arkeoloji Müzesi (Istanbul Archaeology Museums) has twenty galleries filled with artifacts gathered from all over Turkey and the Near East celebrate 5000 years of history with exhibits from Byzantium, the Ottoman Empire and the many civilizations of Anatolia and ancient Egypt. The main building houses the finds of nineteenth-century archaeologist Osman Hamdi Bey, in particular the famous 4th-century Alexander sarcophagus discovered at the royal necropolis of Sidon in Lebanon. The Museum of the Ancient Orient contains artifacts from Egypt and Mesopotamia, including a magnificent frieze of a bull from the Ishtar gate in Babylon.

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Arkeoloji Müzesi (Istanbul Archaeology Museums) General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Gülhane
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