Van Museum

Van Museum was first founded in 1932 in a simple building, but Van City is one of the oldest cities in the world and has so many artifacts to display. The modern museum, which was opened in 1972, is approximately 10,000 square meters in size and includes a cafeteria, conference hall, classrooms, a library, and other amenities. In the collection, the artifacts date back to the Paleolithic, Neolithic, Chalcolithic, Urartian, Persian, Roman, Byzantine, Islamic, Seljuk, Turkish-Islamic, and Ottoman periods. Urartian Period Bracelets and armbands, inscriptions, votive plates, cuneiform victory stelae, and reliefs of God Teiseba from the Urartian Period, tombstones in the form of rams and sheep from the Akkoyunlu and Karakoyunlu Periods, as well as tombstones from the Seljuk Period, and more can be seen.