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Naval Museum

The museum was opened to public in 1960 and renewed recently. It displays the uniforms of the Turkish sailors, models of Turkish naval vessels, paintings, engravings and maps related to

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Museum of the Princes’ Islands

The Museum of the Princes’ Islands is a contemporary city museum of Istanbul opened in 2010 at Buyukada, one of the Princes’ Islands. The museum tells the story of the

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Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Madame Tussauds opened its 21st museum in November 2016. Located inside a historical building on Istiklal street near Taksim, the museum has 55 wax statues of Turkish and foreign artists

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Toy Museum

This is a private museum founded by Mr. Sunay Akin in a historical residence that belongs to his family, in Goztepe district of Istanbul.Approximately 2000 toys and miniatures are exhibited

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Miniaturk

Miniaturk is also named as the “Showcase of Turkey“, where you can find many important structures of Turkey in small scales, models of architecturalmasterpieces representing the Anatolian and Ottoman civilizations. Models of 105 historical and architectural works, all made in the scale

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Pera Museum

The museum was opened in July 2005 by the Suna-Inan Kirac Foundation, another project of Koc family. The old building was originally constructed in 1893 by architect Achille Manousos and

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Sakip Sabanci Museum

The building today known as the Horse Mansion on the Bosphorus was built in the 19th century and belonged to Sabanci family for many years. Just before the death of

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Rahmi Koc Industrial Museum

This museum is located in the anchor casting workshop at the docks on the Golden Horn (Halic in Turkish), an area that symbolized industrialization in the Ottoman Empire of the

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Islamic Sciences & Technology History Museum

One of the newest museums of Istanbul opened by the Metropolitan Municipality in May 2008 at Gulhane Park, near Topkapi Palace. There are plans, copies and replicas of several inventions

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Press Museum

A building on the Yeniceri (Janissary) Street in Cemberlitas district, originally built as a university by Safvet Pasha and having served different purposes from then on, now houses the Press