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SALT Galata, Istanbul

4.6
#24 of 59 in Museums in Istanbul
An independent not-for-profit cultural institution, SALT Galata holds as its mission the exploration of critical and timely issues in visual and material culture and the cultivation of innovative programs for research and experimental thinking. The organization conducts research, develops archives, generates publications, and hosts exhibitions, lectures, conferences, workshops, educational programs, and video and film screenings in the fields of contemporary art, social and economic history, architecture, design and urbanism. For SALT Galata and beyond, use our Istanbul vacation generator to get the most from your Istanbul vacation.
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  • July 23, 2017
    It's a glorious building with a great refurb and good cafe. The exhibition took up very little of the available space which seemed a pity  more »
  • March 27, 2017
    Salt is one of the cultural temple of the metropolis,spacious, splendid view, luminous, colossal, imperial, impressive library, sweet café, peculiar and classy bookshop. The Building used to be The Ot...  more »
  • February 1, 2017
    What a treat to come and spend time in this space. Light, bright, airy, gorgeous staircase (there are elvators), great library, wonderful cafe, eclectic bookshop. Worth a return visit.  more »
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  • This place is good, until the staff dicriminating certain people to access the museum. They should train the staff better.
  • Salt is a good place to be. Study. Eat. Coffee. Library. Everything is together.
  • Amazing art venue, nestled in a historical building. Great atmosphere and context. Beautiful views also.
  • If you are looking for free co-working space in Istanbul or modern library with tones of exciting books and magazines this is what you need + great cafe with awesome city view, terrace and book store.
  • Wide range books come together in Salt Library. Continuous workshops that may vary in time. Permanent museum of Ottoman Bank including treasury circles underground.

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