Museum of Mersin

it is on the east front of Cultural Center in the centre of city. Archaeological and ethnographic works are exhibited in three different halls. In the first hall where stone artifacts are displayed, there are marble human heads, statues, and stelae with the amphoras which belong to Roman period. Graves which were made of baked clay (Terracotta) in the form of slipper were found in ancient city of Pompeipolis.

Works, which belong to New Stone, Stone Copper and Early Bronze periods and were extracted from the excavations of Yumuktepe and Gozlukule which are the oldest settlements center of Anatolia, are exhibited in the second hall. These are two-handled jars, double, triple, quadruple-basket-handled cup shaped pots, beak mouthed jugs, and a variety of painted potteries. In addition, a variety of pottery, ceramic, glass and bronze artifacts, bronze, silver and gold coins, which belong to Old Bronze, Urartu, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods, are exhibited in this hall.

Lead figure that belong to 2000 BC, seals from the Hittite Empire period are noticeable artifacts. Animal-headed silver, bracelet of Urartian, various series of beads, Lechyos, Kylix and Sigillatalar that belong to Classical and Hellenistic ages, with various forms and sizes of glass artifacts from the Roman era, the golden diadem and earrings are exhibited.

Silver ornaments, beads, embroidered women's clothing, napkins, wood and copper items, carpets, charms with the pistol, dagger and powder flasks are located in the third hall where is on the upper floor ethnographic artifacts are exhibited. Stone works belonging to various periods are exhibited with Pithos in the museum garden. There are 999 coins and 446 ethnographic artifacts in Museum of Icel.