Objects in an Archaeology and Nature Museum: An Investigation in the Context of Museum Education

  •  Ferda Öztürk Kömleksiz    


The general purpose of this research is to examine the objects in the Güzelyurt Archeology and Nature Museum in the context of museum education. Answers to the following questions were sought: which archeological objects are in this museum in line with this general purpose? Can these objects be used in museum education activities in line with the learning outcomes of the lessons taught in the primary school level of the basic education program? In order to collect the data of the research, document analysis method was used. First the learning outcomes of 8 courses in the basic education program were examined. Then, the archaeological objects in the Güzelyurt Archeology and Nature Museum were classified and evaluated according to their characteristics and ages. It is envisaged that 82 archaeological objects belonging to the Neolithic, Ceramic Neolithic, Chalcolithic, Early Bronze, Middle Bronze, Late Bronze, Geometric, Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman Ages can be used within the scope of museum education.

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