Bursa Archeology Museum
Bursa Archaeological Museum is one of the first archaeological museums of Turkey. In the Museum that was built on an area of 3500 square meters, there are fossil remains of 15 million years BC, artifacts that has been found in the Bithynia and Mysia regions belonging to the last periods of Byzantine and many artifacts belonging to other cultures of Anatolia.
Departments of Bursa Archaeological Museum
Hall 1: This section of the museum contains historical monuments from the Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods between 8000-3000 years BC.
Hall 2: In this section of the museum, there are stone artifacts belonging the Roman period as well as Depictions of Zeus from the mythological gods created by the people, sculptures of the goddess Cybele, the representative of the power Heracles‘ depictions of posture subsequent choking the Nemean Lion and the altars dedicated to health goddess Asklepios. In addition, senator and commander sculptures, Attis reliefs, Emperor Tiberius busters and philosopher sculptures are exhibited in this section.
Hall 3: In this section of the museum, there are artifacts from the period from the 8th century BC to the end of the Byzantine period. In the mezzanine level of this section where exhibits ceramic pots of various forms in chronological order of different periods, there are coins belonging to many different civilizations and periods.
Hall 4: In this section of the museum, a tumulus suchlike tumulus in Balikesir, ruins of a horse carriage belonging to the Achaemenid period and a car sample made from that ruins are exhibited.
Open Display: The museum also has an open display section where stone artifacts are placed in the garden. In this section of the museum, there are Rich stele collection, sarcophagus tomb samples, different architectural pieces, lion sculptures and Zeus and Herakles bust.
Visiting Information of Bursa Archaeological Museum
The museum is open between 08.00-12.00 and 13.00-17.00 hours every day except Mondays. Entry fee for the museum is 5 TL.