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Istanbul Museum of The History of Science & Technology in Islam

Gulhane Parki Hasahirlar Binasi | Sirkeci, Fatih, Istanbul 34112, Turkey
+90 212 528 80 65
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Interesting but not well presented

We visited the museum and thought the concept was very interesting. The museum is nice but does not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Garth W
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New York City, New York
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Well organized and super interesting

We visited this simply because it was part of Museum Pass we had bought and we were super surprised... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
dss999
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Gulhane Parki Hasahirlar Binasi | Sirkeci, Fatih, Istanbul 34112, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the museum and thought the concept was very interesting. The museum is nice but does not convey the relevance of the material very well. For example, at the start there are many astrolabes and astronomical instruments displayed. However there is limited information about...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this simply because it was part of Museum Pass we had bought and we were super surprised by it. It’s very well organized in different sections and each section was very interesting. I think the best part was room of clocks...so many ancient...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

My friend and I visited here unplanned and was surprised by how interesting it all was! It would be amazing to take children to and teach them about everything inside.

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

A must for scholars. Wonderful Astrolabes, measuring devices, architectural tools, water clocks and the polymath inn Sina (Avicenna) boom on medical matters.. Don’t Miss.

1  Thank David R
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

My wife and I visited the Museum for the History of Science and Technology in Islam during a 5-day visit to Istanbul. We had purchased a 5-day museum pass (TRL 125) from the Archaeological Museum which is worth getting, as it eliminates waiting in line...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in historical facts and information related to Islamic science you this place will be good for you.

Thank Ahmed Z
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

this museum of history science and technology is very nformative and beneficial if you have enough time , if youre staying for few days don't waste your time. we were there for 2 weeks so we got to visit it. it is very nice and...More

Thank Aya J
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

On the way from the beautiful Gulhane Park to the Archeology museum we came accross the Museum of History of Science and Technology in Islam. The place looked quite , which made us think is it worth the visit. We bought 10 TL tickets each...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The museum is situated in lovely Gulhane Park and gives a fascinating insight into the history and development of science and technology in Islam. It covers two floors and the layout is excellent and easy to follow. The displays are beautifully done with good descriptions...More

Thank Helena B
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

If you are not into astrophysics (I guess) or ancient science like me, you will regret spending time here. I wish it was interactive with a headphone to explain different sections or at least one of 5-6 staff who all were sitting at the entrance...More

1  Thank Bafrin S
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