The Central and Southern Aegean Coast Sights

Etnoğrafya Müzesi (Ethnography Museum)

  • Bahribaba Parkı Map It
  • Konak

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

This delightfully hokey museum, across the street from the Archaeology Museum, focuses on folk art and daily life. The collection includes everything from a reconstructed Ottoman bridal chamber (the mannequin groom looks like he's had second thoughts) to camel-wrestling gear, 19th-century embroidery, and a reconstruction of an old İzmir pharmacy. Reaching the museum's perch above a major highway interchange from the waterfront can be a little tricky. If you need directions, ask, Arkeologi Müzesi nerede? ("Where's the Archaeology Museum?")—it's easier to say in Turkish. Konak is the closest metro stop.

Sight Information

Address:

Cumhuriyet Bul., Bahribaba Parkı, Konak, Izmir, 35000, Turkey

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Phone:

232-489–0796

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 8:30–5:30 (last entry 5)

Published 07/06/2016

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