Turkey Bursa City Museums
Bursa Museum was established in 1904 in the Chemistry Department of Bursa Boy’s High School until it outgrew this accommodation. There is also a coin collection from the Roman and Byzantine periods, and European coins dating from the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries.
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1 — Room of Stone Works: In this room are statues of the Archaic, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods, found in Bursa, Baliksehir and Bilecik provinces, bas-reliefs, steles, inscriptions, offering stones, and pieces of masonry. There are selected examples of the arts of stone masonry and sculpture of the region.
2 — Room of Ceramics, Glass and Metal Works: Here are exhibited select examples of ceramics, glass and metal works belonging to the Anatolian city of the classic periods found in Bursa. The room contains earthenware figurines, painted dishes and gold and silver ornaments from the Hellenistic and Roman periods, and glass objects from the Roman period, making this room a richly decorative section of the museum.
3 — Art Gallery: In this room which contains temporary and permanent exhibits of works of art, there is at present an interesting collection of socks from Anatolia. These examples of the Anatolian art of knitting, display the striking and beautiful designs from various regions. In the garden of the museum are sarcophagi, columns, and capitals, gravestones, statues, and bas-reliefs. There is a large library containing Canonical Records and the museum archives.
Bursa Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art:
The Bursa Museum of Turkish-Islamic Art was opened to the public in 1974. It is situated in the Yesil Medrese, which was built by the Ottoman Sultan Celebi Mehmed between 1414 and 1424. The door of the medrese opens onto a courtyard, at the opposite side of which is an arched exedra, and to the right and left are the vaulted domed rooms of the medrese. The works are exhibited in this exedra and the rooms.
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