Museum of Anatolian Civilizations
Close to the Citadel gate, a 15th century Ottoman bedesten has been beautifully restored and since 1921 it houses marvelous and unique collections including Paleolithic, Neolithic, Chalcolithic, Hatti, Hittite, Phrygian, Lydian, Urartian and Roman works. In 1997, this great museum won the "European Museum of the Year" award among 65 museums from 21 European countries. Open every day except Mondays from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. During the summer, the museum is open every day.