MUSEUM OF TROY
Müze Ziyaret Saatleri (Visiting Hours) : 09:00 - 17:30 Haftanın Her Günü (Everyday of the Week)
The Troy Museum was built on an area of 11.314 m2 on 100 acres of land in the entrance of Troy ruins. The fact that the height of the museum building is equal to the height of the ancient city of Troy prior to the excavation allows Troy to be kept alive here with all the details. The Troy Museum, which is one of the most important examples of the contemporary archaeological museum chosen by more than 150 projects by an internationally respected jury committee in the National Architectural Design Competition, was opened to visitors in October 2018 Troy Year.
A total of 3,000 m2 exhibition hall in the Museum of Troy, Troy and Troas is a large number of works from the cities are exhibited. In the museum; sculpture, sarcophagus, inscription, altar, milestone, ax and cutting tools, terracotta ceramics, metal pots, golds, guns, coins, bone objects and tools, glass bracelets, ornaments, figurines, glass and terracotta scent bottles, tears There are many special pieces that have witnessed the history of humanity, especially the bottles.
Istanbul Archaeological Museums with 24 pieces of gold jewelery returned to their homes after being returned to our country by the US Penn Museum in 2012 and with 24 pieces of gold jewelry originating from the Ankara Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. Troy necklace, earring, diadem, bracelet, head ornament, chain, pendulum head, pins, pendant beads, double-ring bracelet, and gold coins of human origin are exhibited in the stele.
Starting with the award-winning design of the Troya Museum, guests starting from the entrance ramp follow a story divided into seven chapters from the ground floor; Troas Region Archeology, Troy Bronze Age, Iliad Epic and Trojan War, Troas and Ilion in the Ancient Period, Eastern Roman and Ottoman Period, Archeology History, the stories of the archaeological world of the stories categorized as the traces of Troy are meticulously met with the visitors.
The history of Assos, Tenedos, Parion, Alexandria Troas, Smintheion, Lampsakos, Tyhmbria, Tavolia and Imbros cities, information of excavations and works belonging to these periods are exhibited on the ground floor.
While giving information about the Bronze Age of Troy in the 1st floor, the ship-window designed to indicate the importance of this age in maritime trade and the striking sections of the projected reflective exhibition representing the story of abandoning the city with a war at the end of the Late Bronze Age are the oldest written documents in Troy. The yer Luvi Seal ”is also located on this floor.
The Trojan War, which is the subject of books and films on the 2nd floor, is introduced together with the heroes, events, places of war and coins, pottery and marble works of this period, drawings, models and digital programs. In 1994, the statues of Roman emperors and the statue of Roman emperors of Trinity (Kentauros), which was unearthed in Parion in 2012, are presented to visitors on this floor.
On the third floor, there are principalities in Troy and its environs and works belonging to the living areas in the Ottoman Period. Text, engravings and photographs about the importance of the Dardanelles in the early days of the Ottoman Empire, including the Ottoman settlements, are used in this floor. The pottery tradition that lasted during the Ottoman Period, stone works and stone works in social life, has become a field of coins and ceramics.
In the garden of Troy Museum, stone works, sarcophagi, columns, steles and column headings are exhibited together with landscaping.
Works that are cultural treasures; supported by text and visual panels, and transferred by diorama and animations. The Trojan themed interactive film based on the Trojan War Diarome, the coin-themed interactive device, the Troas themed theme according to Strabo, and the simulation of the city of Troy are presented to the visitors in a more impressive way.