Exhibitions & highlights of İzmir's museums
Discover current exhibitions and the highlights of the collections!
Around 39 museums in İzmir invite you to visit them. To make it easier for you to choose, we have compiled them clearly for you.
Here you will find İzmir’s top museums, such as Atatürk Museums,The İzmir Women’s Museum, one of the boutique museums of İzmir and others with all the key info and tickets.
The museum has 60 educational stations, up to 100 experimental setups, and 15 interactive kiosks with the aim of educating visitors of all ages, but particularly those between the ages of 12 and 15, about the impacts of science and technology on daily life.
The Aegean Frigate and the Piri Reis submarine were turned into a museum after they left active service.
The Mask Museum, one of the specialized museums created by the Konak Municipality, has two levels. The cafeteria and recreation area are located on the ground floor; ethnic mask section is located on the first floor; Anatolia Anthology and significant public figures, exhibition hall and workshop are located on the second floor.
Book and Paper Art Museum
Examples of various stages of paper and print, from creating the paper to using it for art, are displayed in Turkey’s first museum of book and paper arts.
State Railways Museum
In a Levanten structure from the 19th century, this museum is located across from the Alsancak Terminal building. It has two floors and is made of stone.
Mariteme History Museum
The chairman of Arkas Holding, Lucien Arkas, has spent more than 30 years carefully collecting model ships, paintings, and antique ships, all of which are on display at the center. The historic three-story building contains 123 paintings, 127 pieces of ship antiques, and 112.
City Archive and Museum
The “Life in Bornova from Past to Present” exhibition served as the Bornova City Archive’s grand opening. The museum features recreations of historic living quarters, including kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms, as well as exhibitions on sports, education, agriculture, trade, and industry.
İzmir Museum of Radio and Democracy
After a two-story house donated by Fahrettin Çemşir was reconfigured, the Museum of Radio and Democracy, one of the boutique museums established by the Konak Municipality, was made accessible to the public. The museum features a collection of vintage radios from the 1920s to the present.
History and Art Museum
It covers a total area of 13 thousand 320 square meters. The Stone Pieces Area, Ceramic Pieces Area, and Precious Pieces Area are all on the same floor.
Statues, embossments, and sculptures from the Archaic, Classic, Hellenistic, and Roman eras collected from ruins in Izmir and its environs, as well as plastic replicas, are displayed here.
Commerce History Museum
The Izmir Commerce History Museum, founded in 2003, exhibits the city’s identity and history as it relates to commerce and culture through archeological and ethnographic pieces. This museum, which also houses the Izmir Chamber of Commerce, can be toured virtually online.
Police Memorail House
The Police Memorial House was built in 1913 and is located at the Eşrefpaşa Exit of the Anafartalar Street in Mazarlıkbaşı. Since 2004, it has been known as the zmir Police Memorial House and the Anafartalar Police Station.