Famous Museums in Gaziantep

The museums in Gaziantep give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Gaziantep with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Gaziantep. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Gaziantep.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Gaziantep.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Gaziantep:

  1. Gaziantep Zeugma Mosaic Museum

    Art And Culture, Art Museum, History Museum, Historical Site

    Built in the year 2011, this is the biggest mosaic museum in the world. The mosaics are from Zeugma, an ancient city in the Gaziantep province. They started being discovered when the authorities started digging for new dam projects in the area. It is believed that extensive looting has happened in Zeugma since the 19th century. A majority of the artwork still remains undiscovered. Highlights in...Read more
  2. Emine Gogus Culinary Museum

    Museum, Historical Site, Food And Drinks, Specialty Museum

    Turkey is a place with a very rich history. Not only the people, but the food has also evolved here. The Emine Gogus Culinary Museum spans the history of the various recipes and food habits of people of Turkey. The concept itself is unique and so is the presentation. If you are interested in coking, you’d be happy to see that there is a whole museum dedicated to the art. Highlights and mu...Read more
  3. Medusa Cam Eserler Muzesi

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    Medusa Cam Eserler Muzesi

    Museum, Garden, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    It is a museum full of artwork made of glass. Built in 2008, back then, it was the only glass museum in Turkey. The place is not too spacious and the items are many. This makes the experience intimate. Artwork of famous as well as indigenous artisans is on display. And not only glass, it has on display other beautiful exhibits as well that are made of copper, brass and other materials. A short ...Read more
  4. Bayazhan Gaziantep City Museum

    Museum, History Museum, Arts And Crafts

    Bayazhan Gaziantep City Museum is solely dedicated to the evolution of the culture, politics and economics of Gaziantep. Know about the evolution of culture, politics, art and economics of the city. See what it has gone through in its past. There is ample amount of old and new literature that will help you with this journey. And lastly, there is no better place to inform you about the places th...Read more
  5. Gaziantep Oyuncak Muzesi

    Art And Culture, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    One of the most recommended places in Gaziantep is the toy museum OyuncakMuzesi. This is a place you must visit if you are going to be accompanied by children. Here they will learn history through their favourite medium- toys. The collection of toys is stupendous. This museum is a part of a 3 storey building that also houses some other museums. A family outing to a place like this can be very a...Read more
  6. Ataturk Ani Muzesi

    Museum, Exhibition

    Ataturk AnIMuzesiis a museum that preserves the old belongings of a traditional Gaziantep household. This attraction was opened to the public in the May of 2013. Like many other museums in the city, this one too has been converted from a residential building. The house belonged to a Konukoglu family. The exhibits are kept inside glass cabinets. The floor and the roof are made of polished wood. ...Read more
  7. Hasansuzer Ethnography Museum

    Nature, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Located on the Hanifoglu Street in the Bey ward of Gaziantep is this unique museum. The building was originally a house that had had a lot of owners. By the time businessman HasanSuzen bought it in the year 1985, it was in a terrible condition. He then donated it to the municipality of the city and since then they have worked hard on it to turn it into a museum. The building has 3 floors, all f...Read more
  8. Yesemek Open Air Museum

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    Yesemek Open Air Museum

    Library, Museum, Outdoors, Village

    On a hill near Yesemek village is an open air museum. The hill is actually a Hittite stone quarry, since the year 1375 BC. And on it is found a volcanic derivative- Basalt. For over 600 years, this quarry has churned out basalt blocks. Out of them were made various life-size artistic models. Some were completed, some still stand incomplete. This place will take you back to the ages when skilled...Read more