Pergamon Museum

Address: Zafer Mahallesi, Cumhuriyet Cad. No: 6, Bergama

Open Hours: 08.30-17.30

Closed on Mondays.

This museum, in one of Anatolia’s most important ancient cities Pergamon, was opened in an old cemetery in 1936. The building project was made with inspiration from the Zeus Temple. The museum, with its rich archeological and ethnographic pieces, is one of the most important of its kind.

The Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine marble architecture, the statues of men and women, the model of the Zeus Temple and the photographs of the original in Berlin, the model of the Demeter Holy Ground and findings from expeditions in Acropolis, Asklepion, the Red Yard (Serapeion) and the Musalla Cemetery are on display.

 

In the ethnography section of the museum is a collection pieces that show Pergamon traditional social life and cultural values.

 

Aside from the inside exhibit in the Pergamon Museum, there are also works of stone from various cultures in the inner court and yard.

 

The Yunus Emre Park also known as Çamlıpark, Gülbahçesi, Çakıl Park and Aras are places you can rest and have a drink after your tour of the museum.