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Ataturk Museum

Halaskargazi Cad. No:250 | Osmanbey, Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 233 47 23
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Nicely done and free

This museum has been refurbished in the last year or so. It's quite easy to miss it on a busy... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
London, United Kingdom
Insights into the achievements and impact of the Father of Modern Turkey

Charles and I ventured on our own to the Ataturk Museum, run by the government and free to the... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
Sandy S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 Jul 2017
“Nicely done and free”
10 Jun 2016
“Insights into the achievements and impact of the Father of Modern Turkey”
Halaskargazi Cad. No:250 | Osmanbey, Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 233 47 23
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

This museum has been refurbished in the last year or so. It's quite easy to miss it on a busy shopping street in Sisli. It is free and when I went I was almost the only person there. All the signage and information was in...More

Thank J C
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Charles and I ventured on our own to the Ataturk Museum, run by the government and free to the public. This was not an actual residence of the Father of Modern Turkey, but the home where he stayed when he was in Istanbul. Several rooms...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Since I'm an expat living in Istanbul, I'm always on the lookout for hidden attractions off the beaten path. This small museum is well worth a visit if you've already ticked the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace etc. off your list. Entrance is free (opening hours...More

Thank Britta J
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Having read earlier reviews on Trip Advisor I was unsure if I would find this fabulous little museum open. I can confirm that the museum has reopened after a major renovation. It is free to enter and is a wonderful experience. You will need to...More

1  Thank anactbloke
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Thank you to Ibrahim for letting us know it is closed for rennovation. There is no sign saying when it will re-open. Just another heads up, in all the web photos it is a distinctive pink colour. I wandered for ages looking for it. It...More

Thank Travelibrarian
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Atatürk Museumis a historic house museum dedicated to the life of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the first president of the Republic of Turkey. It is located in the district of Şişli, on the European side of Istanbul, Turkey.The museum houses personal belongings of Atatürk like clothes...More

Thank TaherAlbaghliJulian
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I travelled there today 17-07-15, unfortunately it's closed for 4 months currently being refurbished. To save yourself a wasted trip give them a call before hand, in around 4 months time.

2  Thank ibrahim o
Reviewed 6 June 2015

this small museum featuring all the personal belongings to the founder of the republic is worth a visit. close to the M1 metro station and on the main street with a lot of restaurants and hotels in nearby. very well organized and the exhibition is...More

1  Thank Mujda
Reviewed 3 February 2015

You need to go here! Because Ataturk is the most well known historical figure in the country as the founder of Turkey after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire. Pick up some literature to read about the history before you go. But you will not...More

1  Thank KElaine86
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Too small museum about the father of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. The museum give a brief description about Ataturk life and fall of galleries about the first world war and the Turkish War of Independence. Everything there in the museum were written in Turkish with...More

1  Thank Mohammed A
For much of Istanbul’s history, Sisli and the area
just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used
mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its
chic streets are considered the very heart of
contemporary Istanbuli life, where an epicenter of
fashion and a thriving business district meet to
create an expressly “downtown” feel. Though largely a
residential neighborhood, luxury hotels, fine dining
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