Hierapolis Archeology Museum; It is on an area of 14.000 m2 in Hierapolis Antique City. It is a collection of structures consisting of the Ancient Roman Bath, Gymnasium and library. The construction of the Hierapolis South Bath (Large Bath Structure), located in the region opening to the travertine canals in the southwest of the city, started in the time of Hadrianus (117-138 AD) and was completed in the time of Severius. (A.D. II. Century) After the abandonment of the ancient city, the deposits collected by the water that form the white travertines of Pamukkale are 5 m. It increased.
As a result of the restoration of the Roman Bath Structure located in the Hierapolis Ruins, which was built in the 1970s, the exhibition and arrangement works of the works that were excavated during the Hierapolis Excavations and brought from our other ruins were opened on February 1, 1984 and serve as the Hierapolis Archeology Museum.
Legend of Marsyas: According to mythology; Marsyas shows off daring grime to the music competition with God Apollo. Apollon made the best music in the race and beat Marsyas. As a result, Marsyas will be skinned because God dares to enter the music competition with Apollo. There is a chair for this task.
The relief Marsyas lifted her arms and tied a pine tree from her hands. In front of him, he grinds a knife with a scythian, and God Apollo watches behind. In the continuation of the relief, after defeating Marsyas to Apollo, the crown is dressed by two nimphe with laurel. Apollo holds a palm of victory in his hand, celebrating the event and success by drinking a drink of honor.
Sarcophagi and Sculptures Hall: It consists of artifacts originating from Hierapolis and Laodikeia excavations and brought from our other ruins. Among the works, the sarcophagi that emerged as a result of the rescue excavations in Laodikeia Antique City and the reliefs of gladiator fights and bull struggles that were excavated from the excavations on Tripolis Street in Hierapolis Antique City; It is presented as the most beautiful artistic examples of the Roman Period.
Small Works Hall: In this hall, BC. Small finds, which have been the product of many civilizations since the 4th thousand, are exhibited according to a certain chronology. Among the works exhibited; Terracotta vessels, idols and stone artifacts uncovered during excavations carried out by the British Archaeological Institute between 1954 and 1959 at Beycesultan Höyük near Çivril District, terracotta oil lamps, glass artifacts, necklaces and metal jewelry belonging to the Phrygian, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Periods There.