Museum of Anatolian Civilizations (Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi)
Considered to be one of Ankara's premier attractions, the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations is a must see for history buffs, or anyone interested in learning more about ancient Turkey. Housed in a restored 15th-century covered market, the museum is home to the best artifacts discovered in excavations throughout Turkey.
As you move your way through the different parts of the museum, you embark on a chronological journey through Anatolia's past. The museum contains relics from different periods of Anatolian history including those from Palaeolithic, Neolithic, Chalcolithic, Bronze Age, Assyrian, Hittite, Phrygian, Urartian, and Lydian civilzations. There are also classical Greek and Roman artificats on display in a separate section of the museum.