Awarded ‘Museum of The Year’ by the European Council, was established as the first Turkish Museum. The present museum consists of four sections disposed in four different buildings. It houses the famous Sarcophagus of Alexander The Great’ and priceless artefacts from the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman Era. The upper floor has a wide collection of coins.
The New Building opened in 1998 has magnificent exhibitions of Troia and Anatolian Cultures. There is a very well displayed section for Istanbul. The third building has remarkable works of art from Mesopotamia. Artefacts date from the 6th millennium and onwards. Sumeria, Hitite, Akadia, Babylonia and many other cultures will get you deep in-to the histories that have affected European Culture. Finally - and of course - to have an unforgettable day you need a splendid guide to help you enjoy and appreciate this unique museum.
Highlights: Sarcophagus of Alexander, Istanbul Exhibition, Sumerian Tablets, Tile Kiosk
Departure point: Pick up from centrally located hotels in Istanbul
Departure time: 09:00 am
Duration: 3.5 hours (approx.)
Return details: Tour finishes at Archeology Museum at 12:30 pm
Cancellation is not possible in the last 24 hours. There will be no refund for any unused portion or any tour program.