ISTANBUL MUSEUM AND SITES - Operating Hours

Modern Art Museum
Closed Mondays
Tuesday-Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm, Thursday 10:00 - 8:00pm
Topkapi Palace
Closed Tuesdays
Open 9:00am - 7:00pm (summer)
Open 9:00am - 5:00pm (winter)
Harem 9:00am - 4:00pm
Blue Mosque
Open everyday 9:00am - 6:00pm (after 2:00pm on Fridays)
St. Sophia Museum
Closed Mondays
Open 9:00am - 7:00pm (summer)
Open 9:00am - 4:30pm (winter)
Underground Cistern
Open everyday 9:00am - 5:30pm
St. Chora Museum
Closed Wednesdays
Open 9:00am - 6:00pm (summer)
Open 9:00am - 4:30pm (winter)
Turkish & Islamic Arts Museums
Closed Mondays
Open 9:00am - 7:00pm (summer)
Open 9:00am - 5:00pm (winter)
Military Museum
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Open 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dolmabahce Palace
Closed Mondays and Thursdays
Open 9:00am - 4:00pm
Beylerbeyi Palace
Closed Mondays and Thursdays
Open 9:00am - 4:30pm
Suleymaniye Mosque
Open everyday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Archeology Museum
Closed Mondays
Open 9:00am - 6:00pm
Eyup Sultan Mosque
Open everyday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Grand Bazaar
Closed Sundays
Grand Bazaar - Spice Market
Closed Sundays (some parts are open for public)
Sadberk Hanim Museum
Closed Wednesdays
Yildiz Palace
Closed Mondays and Thursdays
Goksu Pavilion
Closed Mondays and Thursdays
Aynali Kavak Summer Pavilion
Closed Mondays and Thursdays
Ihlamur Pavilion
Closed Mondays and Thursdays
Maslak Pavilions
Closed Mondays and Thursdays
Florya Ataturk sea Pavilion
Closed Mondays and Thursdays
St. Irene Museum
Closed Mondays (by appointment)
Avaiation Museum
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Naval Museum
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Ataturk Museum
Closed Thursdays and Sundays
Museum of Fine Arts
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Museum of Turkish Carpets
Closed Sundays and Mondays
Mosaic Museum
Closed Mondays
City Museum
Closed Sundays and Mondays
Yildiz Palace Theatre Historic Stage Costumes Museum
Closed Mondays
Rahmi Koc Industry Museum
Closed Mondays
Caricature Museum
Open everyday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sadberk Hanim Museum
Closed Wednesdays
Pera Museum
Closed Mondays
Open 12:00pm - 6:00pm on Sundays
Open 10:00am - 7:00pm on Tuesday - Saturday

Subject to change without notice.

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