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Adalar Museum

23 Nisan Cad. No:14 D:1, Turkey
+90 212 382 52 80
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Not much offer in comparison of Island itself

If you are on a short half day trip to this island, this place can eat up at least 1 hr of your... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2015
Kahlown F
via mobile
Nice but not as I expected

You expect more as the history is long and colorful. Nevertheless this museum helps you understand... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2015
Selim I
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20 Oct 2015
“Not much offer in comparison of Island itself”
6 Aug 2015
“Nice but not as I expected”
23 Nisan Cad. No:14 D:1, Turkey
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Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

If you are on a short half day trip to this island, this place can eat up at least 1 hr of your time which is not wise keeping in mind the beauty and nature island itself offers. But if you are interested in history...More

1  Thank Kahlown F
Reviewed 6 August 2015

You expect more as the history is long and colorful. Nevertheless this museum helps you understand the background of prince islands...

Thank Selim I
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

This a real living museum and should be better publicised, especially to Istanbulis. On a busy Saturday, we Australians were the only ones there. Masses of visual information, videos and photographs, telling the stories of life on Bukuyada through the ages... A little-known treasure of...More

2  Thank IanParmenter
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Stumbled upon this museum and spent a very interesting hour or so strolling around. Take your time and learn lots of interesting history (right back to prehistoric times) and more recent background to the Princes Islands. Having been to museums all over the world, the...More

2  Thank euaneuan
Reviewed 23 June 2013

The island was wonderful starting with the 90 minute boat ride - even though it was FULL. Bu set the ride across the strait and then the Sea of Marmara was very scenic. Once you set foot in Buyukada, there will be a swarm of...More

3  Thank Sri Jagadish B
Reviewed 8 January 2013

pro's: nice selection of photos, items etc. and plenty of info about the hisory of the island. con's a little far from the center, it takes around 30 min if you want to walk there, (lovely road though;))

1  Thank brannant
Reviewed 4 January 2013

This museum should be one of the stops for the ones who visit Buyukada and also other Princes' Islands. You can learn more about the history, culture and islanders through diverse sections in the museum. Although there are some inadequacies about the display of the...More

Thank Bengi_London
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