Military Museum, Istanbul

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  • Address: Askeri Muze, Harbiye, Vali Konagi Cd., Istanbul, Turkey
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +90-2122332720
  • Ticket Price: 3 TRY
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Military Museum, Family And Kids
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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. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Istanbul itinerary 5 days.

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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Things to Know Before Visiting Military Museum

  • 10.48% of people who visit Istanbul include Military Museum in their plan

  • 44.68% of people start their Military Museum visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Military Museum

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Military Museum

People normally club together Balat And Fener and Galatasaray Island while planning their visit to Military Museum.

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