Military MuseumCurrently Closed
- 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
Military Museum - Review
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
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Things to Know Before Visiting Military Museum
28.55% of people who visit Istanbul include Military Museum in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
37.46% of people start their Military Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Military Museum
93.16% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Military Museum
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Military Museum, Istanbul Reviews
Great museum with interesting artifacts and fascinating history, but it is not well operated. Guests were asked to leave long before closing time that is indicated by multiple websites including Google and TripAdvisor. Staff did not warn me that museum would close early when I purchased my ticket. Wish that I was allowed more time to explore this museum.
Absolute Must if you are history lover and interested in Turkey history of military. Must come here before 3 PM to see performance of famous Military band Mehtar
It is by far one of the best museums I have ever visited and the entrance fee is really cheap. Be there by 15 pm (or check the schedule) to watch the Mehter band. The museum itself comprises a good deal of Ottoman History and modern Turkey issues (such as Cyprus). A big place and a lot to see.
One of the best in the world! Shouldn't be missed for those interested in military history. Everyday from 3pm to 4pm Ottoman military band is performing and that shouldn't also missed
It s a great place to learn about turkish history. Pretty large, many halls and weapons. Most of the information is on English too.