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Istanbul Modern Museum

Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi | Liman Isletmeleri Sahasi Antrepo No: 4, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
+90 212 334 73 00
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Temporary and permanent exhibition halls, photography gallery, cinema hall, video art area and new media art area make up the platform that presents diverse forms of art that can be experienced at Istanbul Modern in addition to an arts library, a shop that combines design with art and its cafe and restaurant that offers its visitors a fantastic view of Istanbul.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi | Liman Isletmeleri Sahasi Antrepo No: 4, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
Karakoy
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"turkish artists"
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"permanent collection"
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"interesting art"
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"tophane tram stop"
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"turkey"
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"great collection"
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"rainy day"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very relaxing gallery with great exhibitions, well worth a visit and drop by the restaurant. Currently a bit tricky to find as it is behınd a constructıon site you have to walk through, and not directly visible from the road.

Thank thefareast
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Located currently in a construction area which hardens the accessibility. Modern impressive building on the Bosporus . Beautiful and surprising selection of modern Turkish art works. Museum is very friendly, spacious and airy.

Thank ramidov
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

When we had our fill of ancient history, we headed to Istanbul Modern to see the exhibit "Artists in Their Time". It was a comprehensive and exciting exhibit. I love Anselm Kiefer and was happy to see Moganthau Plan up close. The restaurant was excellent...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Really enjoyed this museum. It's not included in the Istanbul Museum Pass, however worth the TL30 entrance fee. Lots of striking modern art on show, mostly by Turkish artists, so lots of stuff you will be unfamiliar with if you are from overseas. Lovely light...More

1  Thank Bob A
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Enjoyed our visit here during our Holiday. The space was lovely though the downstairs was closed :-( getting there was fun, catch the tram to bacilar and get off and walk up, don't be put off walking down the street with works going on. Quality...More

Thank Aurora S
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I walked past twice. The construction going on has really hidden this place (that and I missed the big red sign). Walk down to what looks like a building site and turn right to get to the entrance (see picture). Once inside enjoy the collection...More

Thank Kym B
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Much to our surprise we found this museum a marvel of modern museums. The present collection of art on show is beautiful and deserves a wide audience.The variety of artist from all over the world combined with local talents was well worth the visit.

Thank Claus L
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Unfortunately, there is a lot of refurbishment work going on at the moment and, whilst it doesn't spoil the visit, it does impact on it. That said, it is truly a stunning place to visit and gives an insight into the cosmopolitan history of Istanbul...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

The museum is very central between Besiktas and Karakoy on the waterfront. The entrance is a bit difficult due to the new construction on the sea side. The top floor always has various paintings, pictures and installations from various artists. The bottom floor has a...More

Thank Tuncko
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Istanbul Modern ist definitely a must-see. I‘ve been to many art museum, but this one was the best so far. The museum is located in Beyoglu and features the works of many Turkish artist, but it also includes world by some non-Turkish artists. The museum...More

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Dan L
10 May 2018|
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Response from Tuncko | Reviewed this property |
It is open in its new place
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Saf128
11 April 2018|
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Response from Tuncko | Reviewed this property |
The museum is closed at the moment for about a year or more due to new building construction. They moved it to a smaller building in Beyoglu area, check their web site for new address.
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ila d
15 August 2017|
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Response from mrbaker1917 | Reviewed this property |
It is very inexpensive: 25 Turkish Lira (about 7 usd) for adults; children under 12 are free; youths and elderly, 14 lira.
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