Tofas's Bursa Museum Of Anatolian Cars, Bursa

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The Tofaş Museum of Cars and Anatolian Carriages is a private transport museum in Bursa, Turkey owned by the Turkish automobile maker Tofaş and dedicated to various carriages from Turkey and Tofaş-manufactured cars. It was opened on June 30, 2002.
Situated in the historic Umurbey neighborhood of Yıldırım district, the museum is housed in a renovated building of 17000m2 that was an abandoned silk production plant. The facility was leased to the Bursa-based Tofaş Company for museum purposes by the Metropolitan Municipality of Bursa.
The museum's collection consists of historic carriages including a two-axle horse-drawn Bursa carriage, oxen drawn carts, canon carriages, wains for hay and firewood, phaetons, powered carriages, Tatar carriage, which are examples of fine carpentry and blacksmithing. The most important exhibit of the museum is the replica of a 6th-century B.C. chariot, which was reproduced between 1998 and 1999 from artifacts unearthed during roadworks in a crypt at Üçpınar Tumulus near Balıkesir. The chariot was formerly on display at the Bursa Archaeological Museum.
Further museum exhibits are automobiles including the first Murat 124 built in Turkey, Tofaş Şahin, Fiat Uno, Fiat Tipo, Fiat Doblò and Fiat Albea. In a special corner, trophies won by Tofaş in motorsport are on display. Put Tofas's Bursa Museum Of Anatolian Cars and other Bursa attractions into our Bursa road trip planning website, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • My friends told me to visit this museum in Bursa and I thought how could a car museum be so interesting. However it was very different from what I thought and we enjoyed seeing all the historical... 
    My friends told me to visit this museum in Bursa and I thought how could a car museum be so interesting. However it was very different from what I thought and we enjoyed seeing all the historical...  more »
  • It is hard to find but worth it. The museum has a beatiful garden even in winter with wonderful old trees. The museum tells the story of cars from the beginning. And has a small cafe where you can... 
    It is hard to find but worth it. The museum has a beatiful garden even in winter with wonderful old trees. The museum tells the story of cars from the beginning. And has a small cafe where you can...  more »
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  • An small part of Turkey history, can spend some time in both museums, first auto and in the back can see the weight measurements devices. After that can eat something on the upper terrace and drink something.
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