The Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology (What’s Inside?)

Last Updated on March 28, 2021

The Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology is located inside the Bodrum Castle (Castle of St.Peter), that the castle was built by the Knights of St. John between 1402 and 1409. Today the rooms of the Castle serves as a museum since its being established in 1964.

The museum is one of the most rare underwater archaeology museums in the world that holds treasures that have been excavated from Turkish waters and also has received a special commendation in 1995 as the “European Museum of the Year”.

What’s Inside?

The museum exhibits a collection of fascinating relics from the lives of ancient shipwrecked mariners, with glassware, copper-ware and gold items from the ship on display.

The Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology is also home to the world’s oldest known shipwrecks.

Museum Visiting Hours & Admissions

Opening Hours

Open every day from 08:30-19:00 (from 01 April to 01 October), 08:30-18:00 (from 01 October to 01 April)

Notice: Only the 1st phase of the museum is open due to restoration works.

Hours of Ticket Sale

Ticket counters close 30 minutes before the museum closing time.

Ticket Price

65 TL

How to Get There?


The Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology is situated inside the Bodrum Castle, in central Bodrum, just by the coast.

Contact Details

Address: Çarşı dist., Kale Str., central Bodrum, Turkey
Tel: +90 (252) 316 25 16

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