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Museum for the Visually Impaired, Ephesus. Statue of the goddess Artemis.
See also the "Beautiful Artemis" statue in the Ephesus Archaeological Museum, Selcuk, for more information about the worship of the goddess Artemis at Ephesus.

The Museum for the Visually Impaired

The little-publicized Museum for the Visually Impaired (formerly known as the Museum for the Blind) at Ephesus is housed in a restored ancient shop, hidden behind the Gate of Mazeus and Mithridates to the Lower (Commercial) Agora, next to the Library of Celsus.

The iron gate to it is usually locked, and you have to ask one of the guards at the archaeological site to open it. Enquire at the one of the site's entrances when you arrive. It contains a number of statues and reliefs (copies and originals), including a statue of Artemis, which visually impaired people are allowed to touch and feel. A good idea, although it is a pity they don't tell anybody about it.

If you are visually impaired and have visited this mini museum, please tell us what you think of it.

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the nearby town

galleries index
Selcuk photo gallery 1 - town of Selcuk, Turkey

Selçuk gallery 1
around town
Selcuk photo gallery 2 - Ephesus Archaeological Museum, Turkey

Selçuk gallery 2
Ephesus Museum
Selcuk photo gallery 3 - Serbian folk dancers in Selcuk, Turkey

Selçuk gallery 3
Serbian dancers
visit Selçuk
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photo essays about Turkey:

Istanbul Essentials part 1

Istanbul Essentials part 2

Istanbul Essentials part 3
with video

Ionian Spring part 1

Ionian Spring part 2

Ionian Spring part 3
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