Ataturk Museum in Bursa,
Bursa Ataturk Museum was opened in 1973 in Ataturk House in Cekirge in Bursa.
The mansion was built at the end of the nineteenth century. Bursa Municipality bought the house from its owner and presented it as a gift to Ataturk when he came to Bursa on January 20, 1923. Ataturk generally stayed and rested in this mansion during the 13 visits he made to Bursa between 1922 and 1938. Upon his last visit to the city on February 1, 1938, Ataturk donated the House and his share in the Steel Palace to the Municipality. After Ataturk’s death, the Bursa Ataturk House together with the Steel Palace next door was given over to the Emekli Sandigi Bank, which in 1966 gave the buildings to the Directorate of Museums. The mansion was given the name Ataturk Museum after it Was repaired.
Ataturk House is a three story building surrounded by a large garden. It is one the most beautiful examples of civil architecture in Bursa, with its spacious rooms, studies, and bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and glass enclosed balconies. The rooms are furnished with the items used by Ataturk, and photographs and souvenirs of him.
Mudanya Armistice Museum: Mudanya Armistice Museum, located in the mansion in which Mudanya Armistice was signed. was opened in 1960. At the end of the Liberation Wars, an armistice between the Turkish Grand National Assembly and the Treaty Powers took place in Mudanya between October 3, 1922, and October 1’1, 1922. In this disarmament treaty known as the Mudanya Armistice, Turkey was represented by Western Front Commander Ismet Inonu, England by General Harrington, France by General Charpy and Italy by General Mombelli. After discussions lasting a week, the Armistice was signed with a ceremony at 18.00 on October 11, 1922. The house in which the Mudanya Armistice was discussed and signed has three stories. On the first floor are the studies of the Turkish Chief Delegate and the delegates of the Treaty powers, the room where the Armistice was discussed and signed, and a room for newspapermen. The rooms are furnished with the original furniture in use at the time of the signing of the Armistice. On the walls are displayed photographs and documents concerning the Armistice. On the second floor are the bedrooms of Ismet Inonu, General Asim Gunduz and their aide-de-camps, and studies. These rooms also contain the original furnishings. The memory of the Mudanya Armsitice, an important event in the history of the Turkish national struggle for liberation, is relived in this house.