Adana Cinema Museum was created thanks to the initiative of the municipality of Adana in 2011. It is dedicated primarily to the cinema of Turkey, as well as famous actors, directors and producers, originally from Adana. In the halls of the museum you can see interesting exhibits related to the history of cinema, with cinema props, posters, a library and an archive room.
The museum is of interest to those who know and love Turkish cinema, as well as for those who want to get acquainted with the history and culture of the country.
History of Adana Cinema Museum
Adana Cinema Museum first opened its doors for movie lovers on September 23, 2011. It is located almost in the center of the city of Adana in a renovated old house. The museum occupies two floors, each of which has something to see.
The Adana Cinema Museum fully reflects the history of Turkish cinema in all its aspects. Posters, books, photographs, props, documents and many other things related to the production and screening of films are displayed here. In addition, a remarkable feature of the museum is that almost all the exhibits are somehow connected with famous personalities in cinema, who were born and raised in Adana. On the second floor of the museum there is a public library and film library. Here anyone can watch any Turkish film. In addition, there are regularly held public shows of old films right in the museum building.
The work of the museum is also educational in nature. All students, journalists and academics can use the archives of the museum for their research.
Entrance to the museum is free. The museum is open from 9 am to 6 pm on weekdays and from 10 am to 5 pm on weekends.
How to get to Adana Cinema Museum?
Adana has its own airport Sakirpasa, located on the outskirts of the city. The airport serves only domestic flights from Ankara, Antalya, Istanbul, Izmir and Bodrum. In addition, you can also get to Adan by intercity bus from the bus station of any Turkish city.
Adana Cinema Museum is located in the heart of the city. You can get to the museum by bus, subway or taxi. Next to the cinema museum are the following public transport stops: Seyhan Caddesi; Taskopru; Kultur Sitesi; Abidinpasa Caddesi. You can use the metro (M1), buses 126, 162, 8-B.
Museum address: Kayalibag Mahallesi, Seyhan Cd., 01010
Nearest hotels to Adana Cinema Museum
Tourists visiting the Adana Cinema Museum may not worry about where to find suitable accommodation. In walking distance from the museum there are many hotels of different price categories and degrees of comfort. Among them:
- Ibis Adana
- Divan Adana
- Sheraton Grand Adana Otel
- Adana Hilton SA
- Sirin Park Otel
- Riva Resatbey Boutique & Business Hotel
- Otel Seyhan
- Ramada Adana
Nearest restaurants to Adana Cinema Museum
If after a visit to the museum and walking around the city you are tired and hungry, then choose any of the nearest restaurants or cafes where you can taste the dishes of Turkish national cuisine.
- Nuhun Yeri Ocakbasi
- Mavili Kebap
- Adana Hilton SA Restoran
- Meyrem Ana Ciftligi
- Adana Koco Ocakbasi & Restoran
- Spice Market Restoran