Museums & Monuments
Galata Mevlihanesi Museum
It is used also as a museum of Divan Literature. Whirling dervishes or Sema performances are held. But cause of restoration is closed until the end of year. At Galip Dede Cad. No:15 Tunel Beyoglu
This Byzantine Church was converted to a mosque in 1515. And It became a secularised museum. Building is covered with mosaics and frescoes. At Kariye Camii Sok. Edirnekapi
This museum contains remaining mosaics from Byzantine Empire. Open Tuesday to Sunday 09:00-18.30. At Sultanahmet
1839 Reforms Museum
Pictures, engravings and paintings reflecting the way of the westernisation of the Ottoman Empire. At Gulhane Park, Tahtakale
This museum contains Turkish Military equipment. Open Wednesday to Sunday 09:00-17:00. At Harbiye
Istanbul Museum of Modern Art
Art exhibitions, library and cinema center. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00-18:00. On the pier behind the Nusretiye Mosque. Reachable by bus or streetcar at Tophane. At Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. Liman Isletmeleri Antrepo No: 4 Karakoy, 34433 Istanbul.
Istanbul Modern Museum
Permanent and temporary exhibitions, cinema and cafe. Strollers free of charge for children 6 months to 4 years. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10:00-18:00, Thursday 10:00-20:00 closed on Sunday. Meclisi Mebusan Ave. Liman Isletmeleri. Sahasi Antrepo No:4 Karakoy.
Turkish printing and press collections. Open Monday to Saturday 10:00-17:00. At Divanyolu Cad. No:84 Cemberlitas.
Carpet And Kilim Museum
The collection includes ancient carpets and kilims. Open Monday to Friday 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-16:00. Near Sultanahmet Mosque Court.