Museum Pass İstanbul

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Located at the crossroads of lands that have been alive for more than nine thousand years, Istanbul serves as a bridge not only connecting Asia and Europe, but also the past and the present. Acknowledged as the capital of three great empires, the city has acquired numerous historical and cultural treasures over the centuries. With the Museum Pass Istanbul, the gates of history are wide open to anyone who wants to experience this journey.

Museum Pass Istanbul is a museum entrance card that allows entrance to Istanbul’s twelve must-see museums, without having to endure the long queues. Museum Pass Istanbul costs 85 TL and is valid for 120 hours (5 days) from the first museum visit.

Museum Pass Istanbul gives easy access to:

Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace Museum and Harem Apartments
Istanbul Archaeological Museums
The Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts
Museum for the History of Science and Technology in Islam
Istanbul Mosaic Museum
Hagia Irene Museum
Chora Museum
Rumeli Hisar Museum
Yildiz Palace Museum
Galata Mevlevi House Museum
Istanbul Fethiye Museum (Pammakaristos)

You can save quite a bit of money with the Museum Pass compared to buying separate tickets for each museum. Recently the individual ticket prices have increased, so the Museum Pass is more beneficial than ever. The card is also crucial to anyone trying to save time. In the busy season for museums, the queues can be up to two hours long. Museum Pass Istanbul allows you to enter each of the twelve museums in only 30 seconds.

Museum Pass Istanbul gives additional discounts from 10% to 30% at elite private museums, more than twenty arts and entertainment venues, museum shops and GES Shops.

You can purchase Museum Pass Istanbul from the ticket gates at Topkapi Palace Museum, Hagia Sophia Museum, Chora Museum, Istanbul Archaeological Museums, and Mobile Sales Stations. The two types of Museum Pass are also available at the concierge desk of the many hotels around the city, listed here. However, the sale of the Museum Pass at hotels is under discretion of the hotel concierge and reception.