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Aydın Museum

Aydın Museum was founded in 1959. It has nearly 40.000 works of art.

The building of the museum is in a wide garden. In the garden, the stone creations left from antique cities which were in boundaries of Aydın are exhibited.

Today, especially with its section of ethnography which has local ethnographic works of art, also with its section of archeology embracing the creations made of terracotta which have Trallesis origin, and finally along with its treasures of coins placed in the departmant of responsibility of the museum, it properly deserves being proud of. Above all, Kızıldere Treasure of silver coins collection of Roman Emperors which was made in Roman Age, consists of 29 emperors and 9 empresses who officiated between 40 AD and 270 AD and therefore,  it is a treasure which every museum yearns to have.

In its salons, there are 3 sections of exposure.
The Section of Archeology
In the section of archeology, the works of art are chronologically exhibited. Besides the works of art of Prehistory, the most beautiful examples of Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantinen, Seljuk and Ottoman eras can also be seen.

The Section of Coins
The golden, silver, copper and bronze coins pertaining to Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantinen, Seljuk and Ottoman eras are on exhibition.

The Salon of Ethnography
The salon of ethnography is the section in which the rich works of folk art of the region are displayed. Rugs, carpets, the samples of weaving such as jijim and sumac, the costumes of efes, the women clothes embroidered with gilded silver threads, handwrittens edged with oya, silver jewelleries, the suites of baths (hamam), the Korans and books handwritten, copper kitchen gadgets, wooden works of art and guns are exhibited.

Aydın il Kültür ve Turizm Müdürlüğü

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In museum guide, the museums which are depicted, pertain to ethnographical qualities as they can be seen through the categories on the web site.
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Adıyaman Museum
Afyonkarahisar Museum
Aksaray Museum (Zinciriye Madrasah)
Museums of Alanya
Amasra Museum / Bartın
Amasya Museum
Ankara / Museum Of Anatolıan Cıvılızatıons
The Ethnography Museum of Ankara
Ankara Museum Of Foundatıon Works
Antalya Museum
Aydın Museum
Balikesir - Edremit Ayse Sıdıka Erke Ethnography Museum
Bilecik – Söğüt Ethnography Museum
Bitlis Ahlat Museum
Bolu Museum
Burdur Museum
Bursa Museum of Turkish - Islamic Works of Art / Green Madrasah
Çanakkale Museum
Çankırı Museum
Alacahöyük and Boğazköy Museums of Çorum
Çorum Museum
Denizli Atatürk and Ethnographical Museum
Düzce Konuralp Museum / Bolu
Edirne Museum Of Archeology And Ethnography
Edirne Museum of Turkish Islamic Works of Art
Gaziantep Museums
Gumushane İkizevler City Museum
Hatay (Antakya/Antioch) Museum
Isparta Museum
Isparta Yalvaç Museum
Istanbul / Dolmabahçe Palace
Istanbul / Museum Of Palace Collectıons
Istanbul / Topkapı Palace Museum
Istanbul / The Museum of Turkish and Islamic Works of Art
Istanbul / The Museum of Foundations Calligraphy Arts
Istanbul / Turkish Museum of Buildings and Works of Art
Istanbul / Foundations Carpet Museum
Istanbul / Yıldız Porcelain Factory Museum
Istanbul / Yıldız City Museum - Yıldız Palace
Izmir - Tire Museum
Izmir Ethnography Museum
Iznik Hagia Sophia Müzesi
Iznik City Museum (Nilüfer Hatun Complex)
Kayseri Museums
Konya Ereğli Museum
Konya Ethnography Museum
Konya Karatay (Encaustic Tile Works) Museum
Konya Mevlana Museum
Konya İnce Minaret (Stone and Wooden Works) Museum
Kütahya Tile Museum
Mardin Museum
Nevşehir Museum
Nevşehir Ürgüp Museum
Samsun Archaeology and Ethnography Museum:
Sanlıurfa Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography
Tokat Museum
Urgup, Fantastic Museum in Cappadocia (Private Museum)
Van Museum
Birsen Malkoç
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