The foundations of the museum are laid with the display of 18 Bodrum-type boat models in the tent set up in front of Bodrum Castle in 2010. With the allocation of the old Bazaar building as a museum, it witnesses the maritime history of Bodrum since October 15, 2011.
Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı! If Bodrum Sea Museum is to be mentioned, its name should be mentioned first. He was writer, journalist, researcher, drawer. Some personal articles belonging to Halikarnas Balıkçısı, photograph archives and historical documents, which were exiled to Bodrum in 1925 and brought countless works to Turkish Literature, take their place in the exhibition.