Military Museum, Istanbul

Military Museum, Istanbul - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Askeri Muze, Harbiye, Vali Konagi Cd., Istanbul, Turkey

Phone: +90-2122332720

Ticket Price: 3 TRY

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Military Museum, Istanbul

As the name suggests, the military museum in Istanbul is dedicated to the collection and display of the military weapons as well the history of Turkish military past. The site which is recognized as the military museum was once the center of the Ottoman Imperial Military Academy. Inside this museum, the visitors will find medals, military uniforms, flags, emblems, armored shirts, shields, paintings, and various types of guns on display. The centre of attraction in this museum is the Mehter Concert that takes place daily. Military marching in accompaniment to military bands is always fun and in Istanbul, they don’t dissapoint. In the modern Turkish language, the band as a whole is known as the Takimi. According to the beliefs the first Mehter from this place was sent to the Alaeddin three along with the letter which gives its blessing to the new state formed.

Military Museum Information

  • If you are fond of music, then you can hear different styles of music.
  • Follow the kids as the place can be real crowded.
  • Do not engage with any stranger.

Military Museum Ticket Prices

  • Adult: 3 TL
  • Students: 1 TL

Military Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • The Mehter concert takes place between 03:00pm-04:00pm every day.

How To reach Military Museum by Public Transport

  • Uluslararas Otogar bus stand

Restaurants Near Military Museum

  • Delicatessen
  • Dragon Restaurant

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  • This museum is AWESOME. Staff is very nice, facilities are new and well maintained. But most importantly, the museum has it all in terms of history and exhibits. You can an excellent overview of the history of the Turkish people, from their origins in Central Asia through their arrival in Anatolia. Besides that, the museum is huge, with numerous excellent displays and well documented (almost all with English descriptions available) artifacts and historical events.

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  • Endless museum with billions of weapons. Very large museum and I recommend. Why 4*? - there was too much of the same weapons.

  • Great museum about Turkish history, very friendly staff and overall is the museum very well maintained with a huge collection of weapons and other military equipment. 7,50 TL is absolutely worth it

  • Sample of how a museum needs to be. Big collection of all types of history, prices are ok, staff is good.

  • The museum features a great variety of weaponry and military equipment. The armor and weapons are almost perfectly preserved. Equipment from various nations are displayed, and the images and models offer valuable historical insight.

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