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Istanbul Modern, Istanbul

4.3
#6 of 101 in Museums in Istanbul
Take some time to discover local and foreign painters of the 19th and 20th centuries, photographers, and creative videographers at Istanbul Modern. As Turkey's first modern art museum, its permanent collection strongly features contemporary art by Turkish painters. Art by non-Turkish painters and videographers is also displayed but is not as prominent. The museum has several temporary exhibits and hosts international art events throughout the year. Check the website for updated information on current exhibits and events. Plan a trip to Istanbul easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • Yaşsız is İstanbul’s first and best museum. Mantı excellent exibitions take plase all över The Year. Aksi you can enjoy Good food or coffee food in the excellent Restaurant inside.  more »
  • I came here with my family and we couldn’t see temporary exhibitions. Moreover, they sold tickets without any information or warning. My suggestion for you is not buying tickets without temporary exhi...  more »
  • Our visit to Istanbul Modern was a bit disappointing. Of course they are at a temporary location that doesn’t allow the museum to show a lot, but during our visit only three of the five halls of the a...  more »
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  • Great place to visit, expensive, but has lots of fun for all ages.. Kids really enjoyed it. It is a full day activity. The jungle land is very boring and wast of many and time. The mall attached to it is big and well organized with a good food court.
  • Quite a small museum considering the high price for a ticket. Can easily see it all in an hour. If prioritizing art in Istanbul and only have a little bit of time I would recommend the National Painting Palace Museum over this.
  • Great exhibitions that are arranged very neatly. My favourite was the photography exhibition going on right now. The environment was very pleasing too. However, the staff there weren't very nice. Especially the counter staff who ignored us while we were intending to purchase tickets. Other than that, demanded us to pay very rudely, which was really uncalled for. Truly apalled.
  • Must visit. Well curated exhibition. From September till Nov 2019 featuring great modern and contemporary artworks.
  • Fantastic collections and very well arranged. I recommend using audio guides, despite of them being old and not very user friendly, as the audio-comments were very accurate and interesting. A must is you are in Istanbul.. and perfect for a rainy afternoon plan.
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