Stamp Museum

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Stamp Museum
PTT Pul Müzesi
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Stamp Museum
Stamp Museum is located in Turkey
Stamp Museum
Stamp Museum
Established2013; 7 years ago (2013)
LocationAtatürk Bulvarı No: 13 Ulus / Ankara
Coordinates39°56′18″N 32°51′15″E / 39.93833°N 32.85417°E / 39.93833; 32.85417Coordinates: 39°56′18″N 32°51′15″E / 39.93833°N 32.85417°E / 39.93833; 32.85417
TypePostage stamp
CollectionsOttoman Empire, Turkish Republic, Other countries
OwnerTurkish PTT
WebsiteStamp Museum

Stamp Museum (Turkish: Pul Müzesi) is a museum in Ankara, Turkey.

The building[edit]

The museum is in Ulus neighborhood of Ankara at 39°56′18″N 32°51′15″E / 39.93833°N 32.85417°E / 39.93833; 32.85417.[1] The museum building was the headquarters of a former bank named Emlak ve Eytam Bank. It was planned by Clemens Holzmeister, the renown Austrian architect and was built in 1933-34 term.[2] It is a five floor building with a total area of 6,500 square metres (70,000 sq ft). After the bank was merged to another bank in 1946 [3] the building was handed over to Turkish PTT. In 2013 after renovation the building was opened to public as a stamp museum.

Collections[edit]

The Turkish and the Ottoman as well as some foreign postage stamps are displayed in the museum. [2]There are also thematic collections shown below: [4]

Cultural heritage
Atatürk (founder of Turkey)
Vehicles
Sports
Nature
Tourism

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