Agora Open Air Museum, Konak, İzmir, Turkey
The word “MUSEOL” comes from a godly existence in the early ages when writers and poets talk about it, using sentences of emotionality and sincerity, which is also known as the Greek “MOUSA”, Latin “MUSA”, which is also the source of fine arts, as the “inspiration”.
According to ancient beliefs, “MUSA”, being a being between man and god, becomes an entity consisting of intelligence, thought and creativity in its origins, which makes the human being a god, a god human, “MUSA” Klio, which symbolizes the evaluation of the actions and events that should not be forgotten by people, is also a projection of the philosophy of museum.
In our age, museology; science as a field shows activity in various branches symbolizing the development of civilization. Museums; cultural, artistic and scientific works and nature objects and displaying them for the development and education of the society. The millers have important contributions to the formation of cultural values of the countries.
Museology has emerged as a concept in the 17th century. The first is the museum structure; Uffizi Gallery in Italy. The first museum in Turkey; It was founded by Fethi Ahmet Pasha of Sultan Abdülmecit in 1846-1847 by gathering old weapons and ancient artifacts at Hagia Irini Church.
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