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Museums in Mardin

Mardin Museum

Museum building, which is located on Mardin Central Sar District, First Street, in the north of Cumhuriyet Square among a group of Assyrian houses, was built as Assyrian Catholic Patriarchate by Antakya Patriarch Ignatios Behnam Banni in 1895, according to epigraph which is in Museum-sighted closed portal of Virgin Mary Church. After serving with religious purposes for many years, the ... Read More »

Sakip Sabanci Mardin City Museum

Sabanci Foundation restored a historic building (formerly an army barrack in 1889) in the ancient city of Mardin (southeastern Turkey) and created the “Sakip Sabanci Mardin City Museum” and the “Dilek Sabanci Art Gallery” which opened its doors with a colorful event hosting over 800 people on October 1st, 2009. The Sakip Sabanci Mardin City Museum will display the history, ... Read More »