Istanbul Museum of The History of Science & Technology in Islam, Istanbul

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Discover the many achievements and contributions made in the advancement of science by Islamic scholars at Istanbul Museum of The History of Science & Technology in Islam. The museum's collection consists of replica models of scientific instruments from the 9th to 16th centuries covering a range of disciplines, including medicine, astronomy, mathematics, chemistry, and more. Academics at Munich University made the models according to the specifications of contemporary drawings and descriptions. Istanbul Museum of The History of Science & Technology in Islam is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Istanbul Edition.
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  • June 25, 2017
    Beautiful, vividly and scientifically. Physics, chemistry, geometry, optics, mathematics, medicine, astronomy and more (piece of my favorite astrology, hurray). Museum for those who love to learn the world inquiring wit. Operates a single museum ticket. Located in Gulhane Park
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  • June 20, 2017
    Nice and informative, entertaining and informative, must visit, amazing and clean, not too far from Sisli, easy to get there, very reasonable fare and food  more »
  • June 17, 2017
    This museum is on the 5 day museum pass so seeing as I had it I decided to take a visit. The goal is to try to highlight how is how Muslims for a millennium made a ton of scientific and mathematical a...  more »
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  • Conveys the Islamic approaches for different sciences. Really interesting museum to understand the origin of many theories and things
  • Good exposition of celestial measuring instruments, war machines, surgery tools. However, whole visiting leaves a daunting sense of light propaganda and feels like narration feels hurt because West forgot Islamic science. With all said, as moronic Christian offensive against science war in Europe, Islamic clerics also abominated many of scientific researches, and overall science in Muslim world degraded from mud 14-15 century not because of the West, but because it's inner processes, and still didn't pick up.
  • Got to know a lot about the contributions of muslims towards science and technology.
  • Great collection of Muslim scientists and their contribution to the world. Most of the stuff are original but some are replicas
  • Was pleasantly surprised to see so many great discoveries in the field of physics, chemistry, mathematics, astronomy, medicine etc documented in Arabic books long before any where else. Well laid out museum. Not busy. Entry fee applicable.

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