ODTU Science And Technology Museum, Ankara

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METU Science and Technology Museum is a museum established within the campus of the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. The museum is aimed to present the modern technological tools as well as technological past of Turkey.ConstructionThe steel carrier system has been used in the construction of the complex which had begun in 2002. Although the planned complex hasn't been finished yet, the museum was opened to public in 2005. When completed, in addition to open space exhibit area, the total closed area will be. The closed area consists of Main hall (also called main silo), Glass hall for receptions and markets, Supplementary building (also called hangar), Audio-visual hall There will also be a pond and an amphitheatre.The exhibited itemsLocomotives, and aircraft such as the C-47 and F-104 are exhibited in the open space area. In the closed area there are test sets for interactive training. The items of historical importance are supplied by the Ministry of Culture One of the most notable items is known as Ecevit's typewriter (Ecevit'in daktilosu) a typewriter contributed by the late Bülent Ecevit, a former prime minister who was a journalist prior to his political service and always preferred his 70-year-old Erica typewriter.
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  • July 24, 2017
    Everything about METU. Especially for children, very nice activities..
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  • June 10, 2017
    After more than 30 years i am at METU campus at Ankara. Campus enlarged to the borders at two side with residental and techno blds. Sciens museum alitle bit slipshod , there are to many materials must...  more »
  • March 14, 2017
    It is a very good science and technology museum considering the fact that is located in an university campus.  more »

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