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This museum, located in Dolmabahce Palace, contains over 4000 items relating to Turkish naval history.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Dolmabahce Palace | Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a two story museum about the beginning and the development of the Ottoman navy in a chronological order. Ground level has the royal row boats for the sultans and smaller ones for the residents of his Harem. Second level has the replica of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 4historyandculture
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Ticket start from 10TL. Its important to see the downstairs befor exit, The submarine section. U can reach the musume with bus or metro line. Its close to taksim sq.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank amir4000
Reviewed December 29, 2018

Stumbled over this museum whilst on the way to take a ferry ride across the Bosphorus. For some reason it was free to enter on the day I was there, not exactly sure why. So decided to have a quick look around. It's worth a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KGB777
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Impressing and authentic museum at the coast of historical buildings between Dolmabahçe-Ortaköy. If you start to visit this line, you must visit it for coffee break after seeing the Ottoman legacy 🔱

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ismailcobanoglutr
Reviewed November 9, 2018

It was one of my favorite attractions during my trip. Not only does it include ships from the Ottoman Empire, there are also modern models for vessels and submarines that are currently part of the Turkish naval fleet. There's also a nice exhibition about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 00RSN00
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I have to say this museum is by far a hidden gem in the middle of the city and it’s a must when it comes to the Naval experience

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nihan19721969
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Extensive display. Great collection of wooden boats. Large number of models of past Turkish naval vessels. Large display of old diving equipment.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AndPancho
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Curiosity guided me towards this museum, but i never expected it to impress me so much! The exhibits proudly depict a history of grandeur, conquests and engineer genius: huge boats adorned with intricate sculptures and gold, splendid paintings, beautiful uniforms and maps...Kids, especially boys can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Monica C
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

The Naval Museum features in addition to some extraordinary historic boats a very nice exhibition of maps and navigational instruments as well as oil paintings of Ottoman naval history --- plus part of the famous historic chain strung across the Golden Horn! Do not miss...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stevenm00001
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We visited the museum which houses a magnificent collection of the sultan's barges but I must mention the Bord Cafe. For a museum, the food is excellent. The choice is the usual sorts of things, wraps, burgers, soup but the quality of the cooking and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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The museum is open between 09:00-17:00 in weekdays (in monday it is closed); 10:00-18:00 on weekends. The museum is closed on mondays and on first days of religious holidays.
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