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Bolu Museum


Bolu Museum which was opened in 1981, consists of 2 salons, one is archeology, and the other one is


In the museum, there are totally 14566 pieces of creations. The classification of these items is given as below:

           2631 of them are archeological creations,

           1590 pieces of them are ethnographic creations,

           10345 pieces of coins exist.

In the Salon of Ethnograpy, each ethnographic material of 19th century and the first half of 20th century which has been by the Turks in recent years, is on display that forms the subject unity. Also, all of them are exhibited according to their local features. Among the creations exhibited, there are handwritten books and tablets of various calligraphies.


The Salon of Archeology

This salon in which the creations of Roman Period are predominantly exhibited, also hosts the creations belonging to Neolithic Age (8000-5500 BC) when the humankind became residents in special areas, Bronze Age (3000-1200 BC), Urartian (900-600 BC), Phrygian (750-547 BC), Lydia (700-547 BC), Classical Era (475-330 BC), Hellenistic Period (330-30), Roman Period (30 BC-395) and items made of materials such as stone, metal, terracotta, glass in Byzantine Period (395-1453).


The creations of Roman Period are on display as 4 separate groups. These are the exposures of sculpture, terracotta, glass and metallic creations.


Among these creations, the statue of Heracles, woman head, bust of Hermes and Asclepios the God of Medicin, the statuettes of his daughter Hygieia and his accomplisher Telesphoros; the foundlings of Yığılca Hacılar Village and Çaygökpınar Village in Bolu city centre; the statuettes of Zeus, Apollon, Hermes and figured gem stones for rings are the most noteworthy works of art.


The Section of Coins:

In the very first group of rich coin collection which is displayed as 3 separate parts, the coins of Greek city and coins of kings exist. In the second group, coins pertaining to Roman and Byzantinen Emperors are chronologically exhibited. In the section of Islamic coins, coins and treasures of the Umayyad Dynasty, Artuqid, Seljuk, Ilhanli, Ottoman Periods are on display according to their own groups.


The most significant creations of the section of coins are those of Greek City and the treasures of Ottoman Period.


Demonstration Garden:

In the garden of culture site, architectural pieces consisting of columns, column headings, power sockets, blocks of architrave and dimensional creations are exhibited in groups.
Directorate of Bolu Museum

Kültür Merkezi - Bolu
Tel : (0374) 215 39 72
Fax : (0374) 215 16 91
 The museum is open everyday except Mondays from 08.00-12.00 am to 13.00-17.00 pm.

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
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