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Atatürk's Tomb (MAUSOLEUM) and Museum
Address : Anıt Caddesi Tandoğan
Phone : +90 (312) 2317975

Located on an imposing hill in the Anıttepe quarter of the city stands the mausoleum of Kemal Atatürk, founder of the Republic of Turkey. Completed in 1953, it is an impressive fusian of ancient and modern architectural ideas and remains unsurpassed as an accomplishment of modern Turkish archi¬tecture. There is a museum housing a superior wax statue of Atatürk; writings, letters and items belonging to Atatürk, as well as an exhibition of photographs recording important moments in his life and in the establishment of the Republic. (Anıtkabir is open everyday, and the museum every day except Mondays. During the summer, there is a light and sound show in the evenings)

Etnografya Museum
Address : Türk Ocağı Cad. Opera
Phone : +90 (312) 3119556

The Ethnography Museum is opposite the Opera House on Talat Paşa Boulevard. There is a fine collection of folkloric artifacts as well as artifacts from Seljuk and Ottoman mosques. (Open every day, except Monday)

Museum of Anatolian Civilizations
Address : Kadife Sokak Ankara Kalesi
Phone : +90 (312) 3243160

The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations is close to the citadel entrance. An old bedesten (covered bazaar) has been beautifully restored and now houses a marvelous and unique collection of Paleolithic, Neolithic, Hatti, Hittite, Phrygian, Urartian, and Roman works and showpiece Lydian treasures. (Open every day, except Monday. During the summer, the museum opens every day).

Mehmet Akif Ersoy Old House & Museum
Address : Hacettepe üniversitesi Kampüsü Sıhhiye
Phone : +90 (312) 3052144

Mehmet Akif Ersoy Museum, on the Hacettepe University Central Campus, commemorates the famous national poet who, in this house, wrote the text of the Turkish national anthem, as well as songs of independenee, and many poems. (open weekdays from 10 am - 12 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm).

Şefik Bursalı Museum & House
Address : A. Mithat Efendi S. N:36/3 Çankaya
Phone : +90 (312) 4412390

Gordion Museum
Address : Yassıhöyük Köyü Polatlı
Phone : +90 (312) 6214422

METU Museum
Address : ODTÜ Kampüsü
Phone : +90 (312) 2101000

METU Museum on the campus of Middle East Technieal University has archeological artifacts and ethnographic displays. (Open weekdays, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm)

Roamn BathRoman Bath
Address : Çankırı Cad. Dışkapı
Phone : +90 (312) 3107280

The bath, situated on Çankırı Avenue in Ulus, has all the typical features: a frigidarium (cold room), tepidarium (cool room) and caldarium (hot room). They were built in the time of Emperor Caracalla (3rd century A.D.) in honor of Asclepios, the god of medicine. Today only the basement and first floors remain.

AKM Republic Museum
Address : Akköprü
Phone : +90 (312) 3241010

Anatolian Cultures Museum
Address : Kadife Sokak Ankara Kalesi
Phone : +90 (312) 3243160

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