Kırıkkale MKE Weapons Industry Museum

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Kırıkkale MKE Weapons Industry Museum
Kırıkkale MKE Silah Sanayi üzesi
Kırıkkale MKE Weapons Industry Museum is located in Turkey
Kırıkkale MKE Weapons Industry Museum
Kırıkkale MKE Weapons Industry Museum
Established1993; 26 years ago (1993)
Coordinates39°50′48″N 33°30′55″E / 39.84667°N 33.51528°E / 39.84667; 33.51528Coordinates: 39°50′48″N 33°30′55″E / 39.84667°N 33.51528°E / 39.84667; 33.51528
TypeWeapons
OwnerMechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation of Turkey

Kırıkkale MKE Weapon Industry Museum (Turkish: MKE Silah Sanayi Müzesi) is a museum in Kırıkkale , Turkey. It is at 39°50′48″N 33°30′55″E / 39.84667°N 33.51528°E / 39.84667; 33.51528.Kırıkkale is an industrial city. Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation of Turkey (MKE for shorth) has a weapons factory in Kırıkkale. The museum was established by MKE on 15 July 1990. On 2 November 1993 it was transferred to its current location.

The collection of the museum, as the name implies, is composed of historical (14th-20th centuries) weapons. These weapons are collected from all over Turkey. They are either Turkish or European made. Presently there are 299 weapons in the museum.[1]

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