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Address: Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi | Liman Isletmeleri Sahasi Antrepo No: 4, Istanbul 34433 , Turkey
Phone Number: (90-212) 334 7300
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Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Temporary and permanent exhibition halls, photography gallery, cinema...
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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Great view of Bosphorus, good collection and exhibition

Anyone interested in Turkish modern art should stop in at the Istanbul Modern. A good collection in a restored warehouse, with a commanding view of the Bosphorus.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Anyone interested in Turkish modern art should stop in at the Istanbul Modern. A good collection in a restored warehouse, with a commanding view of the Bosphorus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It took a little something to find the place (you can see the large red sign behind the roadside buildings but navigating round to get in there took some minutes) but once there it was a real gem. Despite part of the building being roped off when we visited, the remaining content was very well done, thought provoking and well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Spend a couple of ours at Istanbul Modern. Exciting exhibitions. Plenty of room to Watch art, people or... Fine restaurant too. Sit on th outside facing Asia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Situated on the Bosphorus, the museum hails some of the best views of the old city. The museum holds a permanent collection of the evolution of turkish painting. A very interesting story and an impressive collection. More so since painting is not a chosen art form in many Muslim countries. There's some interesting modern art installations as well. Finish the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Nice modern art museum, the photography exhibit was excellent. While at the museum, have lunch at the restaurant's outdoor terrace with very good food, superb setting and very reasonable prices. The wait staff is friendly and the view is one of the best!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The Istanbul Modern is clearly a popular meeting place for young urban Turks, and is a refreshing alternative to the massive tourist activity in Sultanahmet. Take public transit, enjoy the nearby cafes, nargile pubs, and small museums (such as the Museum of Innocence) for an afternoon well spent! The Istanbul Modern features interesting grounds and outdoor installations, very well curated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Best and only place if you are hunger for modern art in Istanbul. Tip: Very nice restaurant is located in the museum. Have a cold chardonnay and take a deep breath against view of old Istanbul..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Istanbul has a glorious history and beautiful, centuries old, architecture to tempt you and to please visitors. But lovers of history and art should make time to visit the Istanbul Modern. A fine Gallery showing fine 20th century paintings and sculptures and many exciting short films and computer-art from todays talented youngsters. Also a large space, on the Ground Floor,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My wife and I stopped here with little expectations and found it to be a highlight of our visit. Excellent art and a beautiful building.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Museum card is not accepted here. Students get half price if they can produce a student card. Only go if you appreciate Modern Art. Definitely NOT a must see for everyone. Your kids will get bored. Some views of the Bosphorus. Easily accessible with a short walk from Tophane tram stop. Closed on a Monday.

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Additional Information about Istanbul Modern Museum

Address: Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi | Liman Isletmeleri Sahasi Antrepo No: 4, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
Phone Number: (90-212) 334 7300
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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