The house where Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey, stayed during his visit to Alanya on 18 February 1935 was donated by its owner Mr. Tevik Azakolu to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The building, converted into a museum in 1987, is a three-storey mansion house set in a garden, and displays the features of the 19”’ century Turkish architecture. On the ground floor of the museum Is an exhibition including the personal belongings of Atatürk, as well as photographs of his visit, a telegram sent by him to the people of Alanya and other historical (Documents. The upper floor is decorated with the ethnographic items of a traditional Alanya house.