THE PRIVATE ETNOGRAPHIC GALLERY OF TAHTAKUSLAR VILLAGE
The Second Best Private Museum of Turkey.
- First private etnography museum
- Unesco Award (1994)
- 27 national awards
- Turcoman Culture
- Art Gallery, M.Selim Turan
- Biggest Skinned Sea Turtle 360kg, 197 cm
Visit the museum in the mountain village of Tahtakuslar. It’s the very first village museum of ethnography.
Tahtakuslar village which has been built into an art and cultural centery by a modest village family, is 15Km away from EDREMIT 5Km from AKÇAY and 2Km from E-24 BALIKESIR, ÇANAKKALE highway, located in an arcadia of natural beauty, our pretty, village has 130 houses and a population of 600.
The village which ( to best of our knowledge ) houses the first private museum of etnography and an art gallery opened in 1991 and 1992 respectively, is proud of being the only and first one among other villages TÜRKIYE
The interesting and original cultural artifacts, clothing, utensils tools, carpet and housing of Turkhis nomadic people who migrated from central Asia to Türkiye are exhibited in the etnographic museum and all kind of cultural and artistic objects displayed in the art gallery the year round.
If you intend to return home with interesting memories of your vacation you must pay a visit to our willage and the gallery which has cained international acclaim we will be delighted to welcome you here to experiment the original culture of nomadic people as well as the to learn the legend of nearby IDA mountain ( KAZDAGI ) and history, we recommend you to visit we will be so happy to entertain to you here.
Address: Tahtakuşlar Köyü
Akçay, Edremit, Balikesir
Phone Number: +90 266 387 33 40
Web Site: www.etnografya-galerisi.com