Istanbul Museums – Entry Fees & Visiting Hours & Location Information – Old Town Museums (UPDATED: Summer 2022)

1- Topkapı Palace Museum
Location:Sultanahmet
Closed Days:Tuesdays
Visiting Hours (Summer):09:00 – 18:00 (9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.)
Museum Pass Card:Valid (Except Harem section)
Note:Separate Harem ticket is 150 TL
Entrance Fees:
Topkapı Palace & Hagia Irene
(Combined Ticket):
320 TL
Topkapı Palace & Hagia Irene & Harem
(Combined Ticket)
420 TL

2- Hagia Irene
Location:Sultanahmet, Topkapı Palace
Closed Days:Tuesdays
Visiting Hours (Summer):09:00 – 18:00 (9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.)
Museum Pass Card:Not Valid
Entrance Fee:120 TL

3- Istanbul Archaeological Museums
Location:Sultanahmet, Gülhane Park
Closed Days:Mondays
Visiting Hours (Summer):09:00 – 20:00 (9:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.)
Museum Pass Card:Valid
Entrance Fee:100 TL

4- Museum of the History of
Science and Technology in Islam
Location:Sultanahmet, Gülhane Park
Closed Days:Open everyday
Visiting Hours (Summer):09:00 – 20:00 (9:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.)
Museum Pass Card:Valid
Entrance Fee:50 TL

5- Basilica Cistern
Location:Sultanahmet
Closed Days:Open everyday
Visiting Hours (Summer):09:00 – 19:00 (9:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.)
Museum Pass Card:Not Valid
Entrance Fee:190 TL

6- Şerefiye Cistern (Theodosius Cistern)
Location:Sultanahmet
Closed Days:Open everyday
Visiting Hours (Summer):09:00 – 19:00 (9:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.)
Museum Pass Card:Not Valid
Entrance Fee:150 TL

7- Museum Of Turkish And Islamic Arts
Location:Sultanahmet Square
Closed Days:Open everyday
Visiting Hours (Summer):09:00 – 20:00 (9:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.)
Museum Pass Card:Valid
Entrance Fee:100 TL

8- Great Palace Mosaics Museum
Location:Sultanahmet, Arasta Bazaar
Closed Days:Open everyday
Visiting Hours (Summer):09:00 – 20:00 (9:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.)
Museum Pass Card:Valid
Entrance Fee:60 TL

Istanbul Princes’ Islands – Ferry Timetables and Ticket Prices (UPDATED: September 2022)

Princes’ Islands are located in the Sea of Marmara. The name comes from the exiled princes of Byzantine era. Consisting of 9 islands in total, the archipelago is popular both among tourists and locals who want to escape the hustle of the city. Four of the islands are open to public; Büyükada, Heybeliada, Kınalıada and Burgazada. You can take the ferries from Kabataş. It takes about an hour to get to the islands but the ferry ride is quite enjoyable itself.

Princes’ Islands Location:


Istanbul Ferry Lines (Big Ferries) – Ticket Price is 22 TL one way.

Click Here for FULL timetable: https://www.sehirhatlari.istanbul/en/timetables/domestic-trips/adalar-princes-islands-lines/kabatas-adalar-177

Kabataş – Princes’ Islands Ferry Timetable (Fall & Winter 2022)

Şehir Hatları – Ferry Lines

Kabataş Ferry Pier Location:

Museum Pass Card Istanbul 2022

Museum Pass Card Istanbul

In Istanbul, 13 museums under the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Directorate of National Palaces can be visited for 5 days with MuseumPass Istanbul. The price of MuseumPass İstanbul, which is valid for 5 days from your first visit to the museum and the archaeological sites, is 700 TL.

Please click for Museum Pass Istanbul sales points.