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The Mehmet Akif Ersoy Old House & Museum on the Hacettepe University Central Campus in Sıhhiye is dedicated to the national poet who wrote the lyrics of the Turkish national anthem.
The Mehmet Akif Ersoy Old House & Museum on the Hacettepe University Central Campus in Sıhhiye is dedicated to the national poet who wrote the lyrics of the Turkish national anthem. The timber house where he lived during the War of Independence was converted into a museum in 1949. The museum displays the poet’s belongings and photographs.
Hacettepe Üniversitesi Merkez Yerleşkesi, Altındağ Merkez, Altındağ, Ankara, Turkey
+90 312 305 5000
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