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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%
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Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi | Liman Isletmeleri Sahasi Antrepo No: 4, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
+90 212 334 73 00
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent space,with exciting work displayed,well worth the entrance fee. Very friendly helpful staff too which is always nice when a tourist in a busy city. Also Check out the restaurant and enjoy the view.

Thank leeroy85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped here on my last day as it was close to my hotel and was surprised how much I enjoyed it. It's in a great setting and overlooks the Bosporous so persevere with getting through the construction to it. It was a really relaxing place...More

Thank Mr Edwards I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice museum but I just walk there a few hour. Should have a place for some food and beverage.

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there for the Istanbul Biennial. I try to a few times each year. The Museum represents Turkish Modern art so good that I take a look at the collection each time. There is a good restaurant with great views.

Thank Ayse B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the main exhibition here having come across it on the tram route on the way to the Dolmabahce Palace, although we are not very knowledgeable about modern art. The balcony outside has fantastic views of the City.

Thank JerryH950
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is an exciting contemporary and dynamic venue for the discerning visitor. The musuem provides the visitor with a view into contemporary art in Turkey and so is a pleasant distraction from the overwhelming amount of historic venues that the city has to offer. The...More

Thank georgecomodromos
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Modern art, meah! Not sure, I am smart enough to get it! However, this museum houses one of the best, if not the best views of the Bosphorus you can get! Do this. Walk from the palace to here and go in and do lunch,...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I am not an art expert, I do like some modern art and this is my first visit to Istanbul Modern. There is some fascinating stuff to see. Some of it really blew me away and I found some aspects of modern art, I never...More

Thank mike1942EastLondonUK
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Really good collection of Modern Art. It would be great to check out their Biennale! The Museum holds an interesting collection. The location is easy to reach from the main areas of Istanbul and it is beautiful by the Bosphorus. Their cafe is also nice...More

Thank CeciliaCy
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Istanbul's offering of art work by current Turkish art stars was displayed next to a few international art stars during my visit. It was very interesting to see the work, especially in contrast with the vast quantities of historical art and architecture that we necessarily...More

Thank DoctorQ777
Sitting pretty with an age-old air about it, Karakoy
is situated on the European side of the Bosphorus at
the mouth of the Golden Horn. Perhaps the city’s most
historically significant area, it’s currently one of
the most happening parts of town as well. Here street
vendors and alfresco fish restaurants line the banks
of the Horn where the views of major attractions
across the water rival Karakoy’s own key attractions,
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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.
1 March 2016|
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Response from Helena B | Reviewed this property |
I visit Istanbul often and the public transport is fantastic. From Istanbul Modern get on the tram at Tophane and after about 18 ? stops get off at the Zeytinburnu stop. Transfer to the line going to Yenikapi and get off at... More
Mary P
21 September 2015|
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Response from Lancer17 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, never heard of it.