Izmir Ethnography Museum Tours

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Situated within the four-story former St Roche Hospital, the Izmir Ethnography Museum houses some fascinating artifacts relating to the Seljuk period of Turkish history, exploring everything from camel wrestling and weaponry to jewelry and embroidery. The site makes for an interesting visit with photographs and dioramas to browse, plus various examples of local arts, crafts, clothing and customs from the period, demonstrating the way of life in Izmir and its surroundings.

Notable displays include a collection of illustrated manuscripts and a number of folkloric artifacts, including a collection of Bergama and Gordes carpets.

Practical Info

The Izmir Ethnography Museum sits right next door to the Archaeology Museum, and so a combined visit is recommended. Entrance into the Ethnography Museum is free, and the nearest metro station is Konak.
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Address: Halil Rifat Paşa Caddesi 3, Izmir 35250, Turkey
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Hours: 8:30am-5:30pm, Tuesday to Sunday
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Small-Group Half Day Sightseeing Tour from Izmir

Uncover the mysteries of ancient cities and castles during a half-day guided sightseeing tour in Izmir. With your local guide explore the remnants of Alexander the Great’s castle, admire ancient Agora and spend time at the Ethnographic and Archaeological museums.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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US$50.00
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Private Izmir City Sightseeing Tour

Experience architectural elegance and the arts during this privately guided sightseeing tour in Izmir. During this tour visit beautiful monuments such as the castle of Alexander the Great, the Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum and Izmir’s symbolic 98-year old Clock Tower. Top off the day with memorable views from atop Pagos Hill.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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US$67.00
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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