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museums and heritage

The Energy Museum, located within the Santral Istanbul complex, houses the two engine rooms of the former Silahtarağa Power Station. the station was converted into an education, culture and arts complex in 2007.

Hisart Canli Tarih Muzesi, the founder, passion for painting, sculpture and making model stated at the early ages, grew in time and became a pastime, painful but joyful as much, from the collecting and then museology.

Hagia Irene or Hagia Eirene, sometimes known also as Saint Irene, is an Greek Eastern Orthodox church located in the outer courtyard of Topkap? Palace in Istanbul, Turkey. It is open as a museum every day except Tuesday.

The Istanbul Archaeology Museums is a group of three archeological museums located in the Eminönü district of Istanbul, Turkey, near Gülhane Park and Topkapı Palace.

The Istanbul Toy Museum is a toy museum located in the Göztepe neighbourhood of Kad?köy district of ?stanbul, Turkey. The museum was founded by the Turkish poet and novelist.

Pera Museum is an art museum in the Tepeba quarter of the Beyo district in Istanbul, Turkey, located at Me?rutiyet Avenue No. 65 It has a particular focus on Orientalism in 19th century art.

The Izmir Atatürk Museum is a museum in izmir, Turkey. Founded by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, a Turkish army officer, revolutionary, and the first President of Turkey, the Izmir Atatürk Museum opened to the public on 11 September 1941, on the 19th anniversary of Atatürk’s arrival in Izmir.

Izmir History and Art Museum, in 2004 the Culture ‘t entered the museum service. Stone Works Department, Ceramics and Precious Works Department Works Department, including three sections of visitors to Izmir offers and around the relics unearthed in the excavations.

The Izmir Art and Sculpture Museum and Gallery is an art museum in izmir, Turkey. Established by the Turkish state in 1952 as the izmir State Painting and Sculpture Museum, the museum was later moved from the Kültürpark to its present location on Atatürk Boulevard near the Konak pier.

The Tofas Museum of Cars and Anatolian Carriages is a private transport museum in Bursa, Turkey owned by the Turkish automobile maker Tofa.

Bursa City Museum is Turkey’s first city museum. Bursa target the City Museum 7000 years of traditional Anatolian and in the process of formation and development of Ottoman culture in Bursa.

The Bursa Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art is a museum located in the former medrese of Yesil Complex, which was constructed within the order of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed I in 1419.

The Antalya Museum or Antalya Archeological Museum is one of Turkey’s largest museums, located in Konyaaltı, Antalya. It includes 13 exhibition halls and an open air gallery. It covers an area of 7,000 m² and 5000 works of art are exhibited.

The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations is located on the south side of Ankara Castle in the Atpazar area in Ankara, Turkey. It consists of the old Ottoman Mahmut Pa?a bazaar storage building, and the Kurunlu Han.

This Natural History Museum can be found on the grounds of the MTA on Eskisehir road outside Ankara. Materials collected from geologic, mineralogical, and paleontological research and study are exhibited in this 4,000-square-meter museum.


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