Diyarbakır Museum

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The first museum in Diyarbakır was opened in 1934 in the Zinciriye (Senceriye) Madrasa near the Ulu Mosque, and in 1985 it was moved to its building in Elazığ Street, where the exhibition was organized in accordance with the modern museum understanding. In 2004, the Inner Castle was functionalized as the Diyarbakır Museum complex area within the scope of Diyarbakır Walls and Inner Castle Project in order to protect and bring the Inner Castle to life and to transfer this area, which constitutes the most important point of Diyarbakır's historical and cultural texture, to the future. İçkale, which was separated from the city by surrounded by walls and used as the city's administrative center, was built in the 3rd millennium BC during the Hurrians Period. Located in İçkale and BC. Amida mound, which has been inhabited since the 6th millennium BC, is the first point where the city was founded. Today İçkale, Amida Tumulus and Artuklu Palace, St George Church, Hz. Süleyman Mosque and 27 Companions Tomb, Artuklu Arch, Aslanlı Fountain, Atatürk Museum, Gendarmerie Building, Old Prison Building, Corps Building, Foundations Directorate Building, Revenue Office Building, Courthouse A and Courthouse B buildings are formed by different functions.

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Summer
08:30-19:30 Saturday 08:30-19:30 Sunday 08:30-19:30
Box Office Closed 19:00
Winter
08:30-17:00 Saturday 08:30-17:00 Sunday 08:30-17:00
Box Office Closed 16:30

65 and over - Turkish citizens Free
Children ages 0-8 - Non-Turkish Citizens Free
Children ages 0-18 - Citizens of Turkey Free
Students (Studying art history, archaeology and museum departments in university) Free
All Adults (International and Turkish) 12.50TL
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Diyarbakır Museum Cevat Paşa Mahallesi, Hz. Süleyman Caddesi, No:43 İçkale Sur\Diyarbakır
diyarbakirmuzesi@ktb.gov.tr
+90 (412) 224-6740
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