The first museum activities in Sinop started in 1921. The artefacts, which have emerged both from the necropolis in the west of the city surrounded by walls and from the basic excavations due to the construction in the city, have started to be preserved primarily in Mekteb-i İdadi. Due to the gradually increasing amount of artifacts in 1932, the artifacts found here were transferred to the Pervane Madrasa built by the Seljuk Vizier Müinüddün Pervane (1262) and the core of the first museum was formed here. Opened to visitors in 1941, the museum became a civil servant in 1945 and a director in 1947. Between 1951 and 1953, in the name of the Turkish Historical Society at the Kocagöz Höyük in Demirciköy and in the Serapis Temple located in the museum courtyard in the city center. Dr. After the excavations started under the presidency of Ekrem AKURGAL, in line with the report given by the excavation delegation with the request of the establishment of a Museum in our city, it was obtained from Sinop Municipality in 1968 with the efforts of the late director of the late director of the late Hikmet GÜRÇAY and a Seljuk Tomb and the Temple of Serapis. Construction was initiated and the new museum building was completed and opened to service in 1970. The museum, which was temporarily closed due to repairs and new exhibition-arrangement works in 2001, was repaired in a contemporary museum concept and opened to service in April 2006.
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