The Alanya Museum is a popular attraction in Alanya and offers a number of archaeological exhibits that date back several years in time. Opened to the public in 1967, the museum comprises a total of 15 exhibition halls - both interior and...more
The Alanya Museum is a popular attraction in Alanya and offers a number of archaeological exhibits that date back several years in time. Opened to the public in 1967, the museum comprises a total of 15 exhibition halls - both interior and exterior - that house various historic items of interest. The highlights of the ethnographical section of the museum include numerous coins and artefacts from the Lydian, Roman and Ottoman eras as well as a number of ancient statues and figurines from Greek mythology. A separate section of the museum also houses a number of ancient pots, weaponry, religious books and beautiful pieces of garments that are on display. The main archeological displays are located at the museum's garden area which is also home to numerous plants and animal species. The museum is well worth a visit for those who wish to do some sight-seeing around Alanya City.
Tickets cost around 3TL for adults
From Aril to October, the Alanya Museum is open daily (except on Mondays) from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. From November to March, the museum is open daily (except on Mondays) from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
The coin collection, carpets and archaeological display in the outdoor garden
Though designated prayer room facilities at the Alanya Museum for guests might be unavailable, it is possible to enquire for a private area in the building that can be made use of during prayer times. Muslim travellers could also visit some of the mosques near Alanya Museum such as the KuyularCamii, AlaadinCamii and the YeniCamii which are three of the main mosques in Alanya.
Finding Halal food near the Alanya Museum will not be difficult. A number of Halal restaurants near Alanya Museum are located in the vicinity of the building. To get access to some of the more reputed Halal food options in town, Muslim travellers could try going to the The Bera Hotel in Alanya, located a short distance away.