The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations is located near the Ankara Castle. The Mahmut Paşa Bazaar and the Inn int he area was restored and converted into a museum to display the Hittite artifacts. In the museum, there are many artifacts displayed from different ages. There are many artifacts displayed from the Palaeolithic Age that were found in the Karain Cave in Antalya. The artifacts of the Neolithic Age found in Çatalhöyük and Hacılar are also displayed in the museum such as sculptures, paintings, clay figurines and tools. Metal tools, jewelry and figurines that belong to the Chalcolithic Age can also be seen in the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. Many tablets, seals, vases and figures of the Hittite Period are displayed in a different section of the museum.
The artifacts belonging to the Hellenistic Period as well as Roman and Byzantine eras are also displayed in the museum including, jewelry, coins and statues. If you wish to learn more about the Anatolian civilizations, the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations is a must-see. Especially if you have traveled to some of the most important ancient landmarks in Turkey, this museum would be a great place to tie all your knowledge together and discover more about those places by examining the artifacts found in those places.