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Rahmi M. Koc Museum

Haskoy Cad. No: 5, Istanbul Haskoy 34445 , Turkey (Sirkeci)
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As featured in Istanbul for young kids
Ranked #6 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Rahmi M Koç Museum is the first major museum in Turkey dedicated to the history of Transport, Industry and Communications. Housed in magnificent... more » Owner description: The Rahmi M Koç Museum is the first major museum in Turkey dedicated to the history of Transport, Industry and Communications. Housed in magnificent buildings - themselves prime examples of industrial archaeology - on the shore of the historic Golden Horn, the collection contains thousands of items from gramophone needles to full size ships and aircraft. « less
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Istanbul, Turkey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is my favorit museum in Istanbul. It is a huge area to visit. You can see the amazing collection of Koc family. It is very interesting for kids and adults as well. Sub marine and plane are my favorit equipments to see. Dont miss

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Doha, Qatar
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

One of the most interesting places you can visit in Istanbul. I loved the classic cars trains and boats. I found the submarine cool. The place is great if you have kids they will enjoy it. It has different parts and in all it is quite a nice hang out .will definitely enjoy going there again.

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Bucharest, Romania
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This museum has beautiful collection of classic cars, trams, trains. It has a ferryboat, a plane and a submarine. Also, there are some very interesting collections of toys from all times and baby trolleys.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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120 reviews 120 reviews
24 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is simply an amazing find. We have been to Istanbul six times and we thought we had seen and experienced everything. Well, we were wrong. We went to this museum on the strength of TripAdvisor traveler recommendations. We allowed an hour for this attraction. Four hours into it, our legs gave out and we quit even though there was... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Private museum. Had cars, trains, planes, boats...thinking it was just for the boys,,,I was readily dismissing. But boy oh boy, was I surprised!!! I lOVED it! Such an amazing repository of moving vehicles and a small section dedicated to Ataturk and a nicely tucked away Maths museum for children (the bubble machine was a real hit with my girl!). They... More

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Santa Monica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We didn't know much about Rahmi Koc museum but went there on a whim along with our visit to Miniaturk. Koc museum is fantastic! The best collection of classic cars I've ever seen in the world, along with fascinating displays of engines and other industrial equipment, plus airplanes. We paid the extra charge for the submarine tour, which was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This museum is a true gem, we travel there by boat up the golden horn to Haskoy pier, the collection of cars, planes, trains, boats, bikes etc... is vast and all in unbelievably good condition. There is plenty for children to interact with and heaps to keep them and adults interested and stimulated! There is also a fantastic restaurant right... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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86 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Mr Koq has the money to indulge his interests and the restoration of the buildings and the items on display are all very tasteful and must have cost a small fortune. He should be very proud of this museum. You could easily spend an entire day here if you wanted but a few hours is probably enough for most. As... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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91 reviews 91 reviews
28 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The most pleasant way to arrive to this museum devoted to transportation is by the Golden Horn Ferry. I would rank this as one of my favorite museums in Istanbul and if you are traveling with kids, plan to spend the whole day. You'll see classic cars, climb up into early airliners, explore a submarine, eat on a restored ferry,... More

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Gurgaon, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This place is brilliant,if ur traveling with kids or car, plane enthusiasts do not miss it!! Our son ,9 years his dad 42 and grand dad 69 all loved it !!

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