Museum of Innocence has the huge collection of pictures, paintings and artistic works. Prominetly mentioned in the novel by Orhan Pamuk, visitors are usually surprised to discover that the museum is an effort of the author himself. Parents are advised to bring kids here for an excellent introduction to the history and culture of Istanbul. The museum is also open to donations from it’s everyday patrons and you may give out old books, traditional dresses or crafts and it organises all this to best capture the spirit and essence of Istanbul. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Istanbul itinerary 2 days.
- Tour book will be provided to you.
- Store the take-away given inside the museum.
- Only the ground floor of the museum is wheelchair accessible.
- Adults: 25 TL
- Students: 10 TL
- Annual Unlimited Pass: 100 TL
- Audio Guide in Turkish and English: 5 TL per visitor
- Museum of Innocence will be closed only on the first days of Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid al-Adha every year.
- Ticket counter: 10.00 am - 5:30 pm
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22.2% of people who visit Istanbul include Museum Of Innocence in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
47.94% of people start their Museum Of Innocence visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Museum Of Innocence
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THIS IS THE BEST EXPERIENCE OF MY LIFE TIME! not kidding, this is extraordinary. I am speechless! As a writer and a poet, this has felt surreal. Make sure you take the audio guide, and be prepared to spend at least two hours there. Also read the book! It's a must do while in Istanbul. You can't skip that tour. It's something else.
Interesting and nice displays. I wish I had read the book before i visited the museum so that I can relate. However, still can get some idea what is it about with the audioguide.
If you’ve read the book, it’s a beautiful reminder of the lyricism of Orhan Pamuk’s writing. And even if you haven’t, It’s a lovely insight into life in Istanbul in the 1970s and 1980s. But make sure you get the audio guide. It’s narrated by Pamuk.
Since most info can already be found at the website of the museum I'll just mention quick tips. One, if you bring the book which the museum takes its name from, you can get it stamped and use it for free entry. Two, the space within the museum is very narrow so if you expect to take your time enjoying each chapter being exhibited, don't. Three, the floors are labeled according to the chapters they have artifacts from. A scavenger hunt can be fun but easy. Four, some chapter displays have drawers underneath. Look there to find memoirs and notes left by the other visitors of the museum (it's mostly cheesy Turkish love notes but then again, the entire museum is one big cheesy love note). Audio guiding and English translations of the quotes and labels are available. Have fun!
It was enjoyable museum.very interesting for past time lifestyles of Turkish people in istanbul.underground of museum it has great book opportunities about Istanbul and it's history.