Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, Bodrum City
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At Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, see the world's oldest known shipwreck and its treasury holding wooden logs, gems, and hippopotamus ivory. Situated inside the rooms and towers of St. Peter's Castle, the museum showcases collections of ancient artifacts retrieved from local shipwrecks, such as amphorae, coins, and Canaanite gold jewelry. Look for a solid gold scarab that belonged to the Egyptian queen Nefertiti. The battalions provide great views of the surrounding area. Many of the exhibits can be touched. There are no tour guides here, but panels, maps, models, dioramas, and videos provide necessary information. Arrange your visit to Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bodrum City using our Bodrum City holiday planner.
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  • Maybe the best I've seen and anllamlı Museum. Many people think underwater Museum. Of course, a Museum for artifacts under water
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  • i would rather spend the day on the beach.. bodrum is very small city.. nothing much to see, so stop by but don;t expect much to see inside 
  • The elegant function rooms all in Bodrum Castle made our visit even more substantial and interesting in many ways ... the fatigue that was needed to walk around the castle made Us our long term stay unforgettable our visit ... I will come back
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  • The museum is great I advise anyone visiting Bodrum to visit it.
  • A very nice museum. not open on the lunch hours :(
  • The building alone is a stunning place to visit. The old castle on the water is beautiful and large. But the treasures inside are also fantastic and show centuries of artefacts. Definitely one of the best things to see in Bodrum. It takes a couple of hours to visit the castle and see all the exhibits.
  • It smells of history
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  • Museum chic! really liked it!
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