Archeology Museum: Treasures of Ancient Civilisations

View photos

Archeology Museum: Treasures of Ancient Civilisations

Join us for an unforgettable day at the European Council's "Museum of The Year" and experience the ancient world as never before!

Duration: 4 Hours
Live Guide: English.
Pick-up Services: Pick up is available from centrally located hotels.


  • Visit the award-winning museum.
  • See the famous Alexander Sarcophagus.
  • Learn about the history of civilisations that have shaped European culture.

Full Description

The Archaeology Museum of Istanbul was founded by the Turkish artist, Osman Hamdi Bey, in the late 1800s and was the first Turkish museum. The museum consists of multiple buildings with exhibitions featuring treasures from Assyrian, Hittite, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman civilisations. See the famous Alexander Sarcophagus depicting scenes from the life of Alexander the Great, the "Istanbul Through the Ages" exhibition and the Troy collection with many artifacts found on site on display. You'll experience the ancient world as never before!



  • Entrance fees.
  • Professional guided tour conducted in English.
  • Pick up service from centrally located hotels.
  • Drop off service.

Meeting point

Your hotel lobby.


Know Before You Go

  • *This tour is only available on Fridays.
  • Please ask if pick-up is available for your hotel.

About your Host

Istanbul Walks

Istanbul Walks is Tour Operator that organises Daily City Tours and Walking Tours in Istanbul and Turkey with its company owned vehicles. We are licensed as “A Group No 6174” from the ministry of Culture and Tourism...
read more

Customer Reviews

8.50 Based on 4 reviews
5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 stars
Ettor - February 04, 2019

El museo tiene muchos artículos en exposición, pero comparado con la historia de la región, debería ser más grande

Rose - April 04, 2019

Some of the sections were closed when we go there but still, it was very interesting.

Shari - June 12, 2019

You can spend a full day here if you are a history lover as me!

Kelley - August 08, 2019

A wonderful collection! The best archeological museum I ve ever visited!

Sign In