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

Categories: Science Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
3.2/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
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. Add Istanbul Museum of The History of Science & Technology in Islam to your Istanbul travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Istanbul trip builder.
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  • 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 ...  read more »
  • Very impressive and important exhibition for anyone interested in muslim contribution to science. I especially liked the medicine and surgery section 
  • The attribution of scientific discovery to dead white males has been extensively documented and discussed. This museum changes perceptions: it shows the many discoveries - especially in astronomy - ma...  read more »
  • A lovley Museum that fails to explain how Islam has anything to do with any scientific achievements, apart from that they discovered Evolution before Darwin, and then evidently descided oops that's wrong. Still very interesting, and usful to see the Muslim perspective on scientific achievements in a time when Europe was still in the dark ages and not on the receiving end of trade on the silk road.
  • It is probably the most boring science museum I have ever been too. People like to touch and try things, but you barely can touch anything. I would spend my money on different things.
  • Interesting museum, though I doubt the accuracy of some of the claims they make.
  • The Museum is inside of Gülhane park, the one on the left while going to Archaelogical Museum. The track on Google maps is not correct and takes you to the bazar instead. A nice museum worth visiting. A very informative science museum. Nice park too.
  • Good place
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