The Antalya Museum or Antalya Archaeological Museum
As a tourist the Antalya museum is one of Turkey's most impressive museums. Located on the westerly tip of the cliffs on Konyaaltı Caddesi, enjoys stunning views of the world famous Antalya Konyaaltı beach. The Antalya museum comprises of 13 exhibition halls and an open air gallery. It covers an area of 7,000 m2 and has 5000 works of artifacts are exhibited. In addition to this a further 25,000–30,000 artifacts which cannot be displayed are in storage. As a museum exhibiting examples of works, which illuminate the history of the Mediterranean and Pamphylia regions in Anatolia, Antalya Museum is one of Turkey’s most important museums. The Museum won the “European Council Special Prize” in 1988.
How to get to the The Antalya Archeological Museum by using the Antalya Municipality public transport system
From the main road infront of the Liberty Hotels Lara, cross the main road and wait the bus stop for the LC07. The LC07 terminates at The Antalya Archeological Museum.
After you have seen the impressive Antalya Archeological Museum there are two options you can choose. The first option is to return back to resort or option two is: cross over to the coastal side of the main road and walk to towards the Turkish flag. The Tourist tram terminates and starts from virtually outside the Antalya Archeological Museum. Hop onto the tram and when you pay the conductor you ask for ‘Kalekapısı’ which means ‘Castlegates’ and the tram will stop a few metres away from the ‘Roman Clocktower’ known as ‘Saat Külesi’.
To return back to resort from Kalekapısı or Roman Clocktower (Saat Külesi), make your way to Cumhüriyet Meydan(Republc Square). At the end of the square you will see the one way street. At the corner of the street is the bus rank where the buses will stop and pick up passengers and take them on to their destinations. Always remember the LC07, LC73, LC37 & 511 are the only buses which will bring you back to the resort of Kundu.
The journey time from Liberty Hotels Lara on the LC07 to Antalya Archeological Museum is approx – 50 mins to 1 hour. Fare – 2TL
The journey time from Antalya Archeological Museum to Kalekapısı or Roman Clocktower (Saat Külesi) is approx – 5 mins. Fare – 1,4 TL