Museums & Monuments
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.
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.
This museum contains remaining mosaics from Byzantine Empire. Open Tuesday to Sunday 09:00-18.30. At Sultanahmet
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
Turkish printing and press collections. Open Monday to Saturday 10:00-17:00. At Divanyolu Cad. No:84 Cemberlitas.
This museum contains Turkish Military equipment. Open Wednesday to Sunday 09:00-17:00. At Harbiye
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.
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
1839 Reforms Museum
Pictures, engravings and paintings reflecting the way of the westernisation of the Ottoman Empire. At Gulhane Park, Tahtakale