Istanbul Archeological Museum

Istanbul Archaeology Museums: Explore over 1 million artifacts from various civilizations in a historic museum complex.
Three museums in Istanbul showcasing ancient, Byzantine, and Islamic art and artifacts.

Embark on a captivating journey through time at the Istanbul Archaeology Museums, a complex housing three distinct museums within its walls. Founded in the late 19th century, this sprawling complex boasts an unparalleled collection of over one million artifacts, offering a glimpse into the rich and diverse history of civilizations that have flourished in the region.

Explore a Tapestry of Cultures:

  • Witness the Grandeur of Antiquity: Delve into the fascinating world of ancient civilizations like the Assyrians, Egyptians, Hittites, and Greeks, as their stories unfold through captivating sculptures, sarcophagi, and everyday objects.
  • Uncover the Majesty of Byzantium: Immerse yourself in the legacy of the Byzantine Empire, admiring exquisite mosaics, intricate jewelry, and architectural fragments, each piece showcasing the artistic mastery of this influential era.
  • Discover the Splendor of Islam: Explore the rich Islamic heritage of Turkey and beyond, marveling at intricate calligraphy, stunning ceramics, and magnificent carpets, reflecting the artistic traditions of various regions and periods.

Monday09:00 - 19:00

Tuesday09:00 - 19:00

Wednesday09:00 - 19:00

Thursday09:00 - 19:00

Friday09:00 - 19:00

Saturday09:00 - 19:00

Sunday09:00 - 19:00