ETHNOGRAPHY MUSEUM

This museum is located opposite the Archaeology Museum is located in Bahribaba Park, just to the south of Konak. It is housed in a lovely stone building that was once a hospital, built in 1831. It exhibits a wonderful collection of folkloric art which is displayed on the first two floors which showcase the lifestyle, customs and traditions of Izmir and its vicinity in the 19th century. It displays reconstructions of traditional handicrafts such as felt making, wood block printing, clog making, blue bead making, tin processing, rope weaving and pottery as well as many costumes, textiles, jewellery, kitchen utensils and camel saddles and an exhibition about camel wrestling.
 
Open: 8.30am-5.30pm Tue-Sun, closed Mondays. Admission: Free.