Museum displaying artifacts from world
ESKİŞEHİR - Anatolia News Agency
The Museum of World Museums, which recently opened in Eskişehir, displays the miniatures of historic artifacts from various world museums. DHA PhotoEskişehir recently became home to a new museum, which displays miniature versions of artworks found in museums around the world. The Museum of World Museums was opened by the Aktif Felsefe Yeni Yüksektepe Cultural Association on May 8 in the city’s Işıklar neighborhood.
The chair of the association, Ezgi Uzel said that the miniatures of the artworks had been made by volunteers of the association, adding, “In this unique museum, there are miniatures of historic artifacts from various world museums.
The museum is home to 288 works belonging to 12 civilizations. They are from 28 museums and 20 ancient sites worldwide. Among them, 48 are from Anatolia and 15 are from Eskişehir. Small miniatures of works from Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Aztec, Maya, Indian, Chinese, Sumerian, Assyrian, Hittite and Frig civilizations can also be seen in this museum. It is also possible to touch and buy those pieces. Entrance is free to the museum and visitors can enjoy their time with interactive games or rest in the café.”
Uzel said that one of the most important features of the museum was that there were volunteer guides to provide information about the pieces and civilizations. The museum is open every day between 9:30 a.m. and 11 p.m.