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Istanbul Modern Museum

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Temporary and permanent exhibition halls, photography gallery, cinema 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...more
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AsmalImescit Mahallesi | Meşrutiyet Caddesi, No:99 Beyoğlu, Istanbul 34430, Turkey
Beyoglu
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They mowed for time being with small collection and a bit pricey. The museum card do not give you access. Ticket is 51 lire pro persona. Nice small collection. Maybe a bit overkill with all the guards that more or less follows you around. One...More

Thank JanRasmussen
Reviewed 16 September 2018

They had a lot of sculptures but in general the gallery was small, i was expecting to have long visit to a museum but it took less than one hour to finish all. They had been relocating in the time i visited, maybe normally it's...More

Thank Carmen P
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The new location of the museum is in the historical neighborhood, Pera. The neighborhood hosted many artist studios duch as Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu. The new building is smaller then the original location, so it does limit a bit the possibility to expose the works in...More

1  Thank Meric A
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

A break from the historical sites can be had in this museum for modern art. Depicts local as well as foreign artists and has special showings. Guided tour is recommended to make the most of the pieces. The museum is under renovation and hence have...More

Thank Hafedh A
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Some really incredible pieces in here, each room was well curated. Good gender balance across the featured artists, which is always a plus! It’s about 50:50 split between the permanent collection & temporary exhibits. Recommend starting at the top and working your way down. Great...More

Thank LegitAdvice
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We visited Modern Istanbul on a spare day in the city and it turned out to be a highlight of our trip. The building is well laid out over multiple floors housing different exhibitions. What a great selection of photography, art and sculpture. A brilliant...More

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting for a short while and do not have much time, this is the one museum you should see. There are contemporary arts, and sometimes special exhibitions. It also has the best cafe with the best Istanbul view, the food is divine,...More

Thank basaksahinacar
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The amazing Modern Art Museum has been closed and temporarily moved to a new location until major construction in its original site is done. This é will take some months so check online before heading a the way there (Tram 1)

1  Thank joaoemviagem
Reviewed 17 July 2018

we were looking forward to both the art and the architecture but unfortunately the museum had to move for renovations - still worth the visit and we saw good street art on our way there

1  Thank dekoker
Reviewed 23 June 2018

I loved this museum. It has recently relocated from Karakoy to Pera so be aware of that. It is housed in a lovely old building, well structured and includes works of art by Turkish and international artists. I really enjoyed the various exhibits and installations....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
16 August 2017|
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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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