Fodor's Expert Review Etnoğrafya Müzesi

Izmir Museum/Gallery

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.

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Bahribaba Parkı
Konak, Izmir  35000, Turkey


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Rate Includes: Free, Daily 8:30–5:30 (last entry 5)

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