About the Adana Ethnography Museum
The Adana Ethnography Museum, which is also known as the Old Museum, exhibits many things reflecting the cultures of Turkmen and Yörükler who live in Çukurova villages and taurus mountains .
The abandoned church building built in 1845 at the Kuruköprü site in the city center was organized as a museum after 1924. While the building was a museum where archeological and ethnographic artifacts exhibited until 1972, the church was restored after moving of works to new museum building in 1972. In 1983, the museum was transformed into the Ethnography Museum.
In the southern and northern sections, Ottoman female and male tombstones from the 17th century are located. Among these are the Adana Governor Süleyman Paşazade Ahmet Pasha, Karaisalı District Governor Hasan Fevzi Bey, Adana Military Commander Miratizade İbrahim Bey, provincial treasurer of Adana Mustafa Bey, and Forest Chief Inspector Akif Efendi.
In the western section, the inscriptions of Turkish-Islamic works are exhibited. These also include the Misis inn, the Adana Provincial mansion, the Bahripaşa fountain, the Taşköprü and Misis bridge repair inscriptions and the Ottoman state emblem.
Besides these, the Adana Ehnography Museum has numerous historical artifacts. This magnificent museum, which history-lovers should visit, is the oldest museum in the world. With this feature, it is also a historical building. Namely it is a historical building exhibiting historical artifacts
Adana Ehnography Museum is a museum which visitors of Turkey should visit. The museum where museum lovers show interest, should be on the route of every tourist coming to Adana. Together with the works it contains, Adana Ehnography Museum is the most famous museum of Adana. This wonderful museum, which carries traces from every period of the Ottoman Empire, reflects Turkish-Islamic tradition predominantly. We recommend every tourist in Turkey to visit here. Good trips.