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The Museum Pass Istanbul

24th November 2013

The gates of history are wide open with the Museum Pass İstanbul.

With this card, you will be able to visit the historical and cultural treasures of İstanbul, the capital city of three empires, whose history dates back over more than 9 thousand years, free of charge and without having to queue. The Museum Pass İstanbul costs 85 TL and is valid for 72 hours, beginning with your first museum visit. The card can only be used at each museum once.

The advantages offered to holders of the card aren’t just limited to this; attractive discounts await at the city’s elite private museums, together with arts and entertainments venues, museum shops and GES Shops.


Museum Pass Points

Chora Museum, Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapı Palace Museum and *Harem Apartments, İstanbul Archaeological Museums, İstanbul Mosaic Museum, **Museum of Turkish and İslamic Arts, Galata Mevlevi House Museum, Yıldız Palace Museum, Museum for the History of Science and Technology in Islam.

*Harem is inside the Topkapı Palace and has a separate entrance.
**Due the essential maintenance works, the museum will be closed off to the public until December 29, 2013.

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Where can I buy a Museum Pass?

You can purchase a Museum pass by visiting the online website, and from selected hotels and mobile sales points. Museum passes can also be purchased from the following museums: Topkapı Palace Museum; Hagia Sophia Museum; Chora Museum or Istanbul Archaeological Museums.


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Comments (2)


26th November 2013 That's great for tourists but full time residents are much better off with Muze Karte - 30 TL for a year.


26th November 2013 The MuzeKart+ at 50tl is even better value.It gives unlimited visits rather than just two per year and offers many additional discounts and priveleges.

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