The Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archeology was set up in The Bodrum Castle in 1964. At first, reclamation of the chateau was the need; later, show lobbies were made in the accessible space. Today, there are 14 display lobbies in the Museum of Bodrum. As is obvious from the name of exhibition hall, it incorporates generally submerged antiquities.
The majority of the examples found in the excavations of Uluburun between 1984-1995 will be shown in Uluburun Shipwreck Hall, which is planned to open in 1999. Removal and research of the most established wreck on the planet dated to the fourteenth century BC was led first under the bearing of Prof. Dr. George Bass, and later under the course of Dr. Cemal Pulak, under the support of Universty of Texas A.M. furthermore, The Underwater Archeology Institute.
Excavation revealed that the ship had two latten sails, 16 meters in length and 5 meters wide, with a payload limit of 35 tons. The broken glass and glass ingots which were stowed in sacks and bins in the hold of ship uncover this to be an exchange send. Sumac and raisins were conveyed in the amphoras, alongside parts of broken glass. The ship was dated by looking at copper coins, brilliant Fatimid coins, and glass weights on which the name of the caliph of Fatimid was printed.