One of the museums in Istanbul is the Istanbul Modern Art Museum. In fact, nearly 20 years of work lies behind the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, which was opened in 2004 and holds the title of being the first modern art museum in Turkey to be established through private initiatives.
Built on an area of 8 thousand square meters, the museum has hosted thousands of local and foreign guests since its establishment. In addition to exhibitions and galleries, the museum includes a cinema, library, restaurant, free education programs, social project studies and workshops.
Ticket prices for the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, which opens its doors to its visitors every day of the week; 36 TL for full, 30 TL for groups of 10 or more, 21 TL for discounts. Students, teachers and people over the age of 65 can benefit from discounted tickets.
Entry to the museum is free for children under the age of 12, ICOM and CIMAM card holders, and the disabled.
In addition, you can enter the museum free of charge on Thursdays under the slogan “Your Thursday”. Young people aged 18-25 can enter the museum free of charge on Tuesdays.
If you get an annual membership starting from 75 TL for the Istanbul Museum of Modern Arts, which also has the annual membership system, you can benefit from many advantages such as free entrance to the museum, discounts for guest visitors, invitations for exhibition openings, free participation in cinema programs throughout the year.
You can visit the museum, which is closed on January 1, on the first days of the Sacrifice and Ramadan holidays, between 10:00 and 20:00 on Thursdays, and between 10:00 and 18:00 on other days.
There are many transportation alternatives to go to the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, which is located in Asmalımescit, in the Beyoğlu district. You can reach the museum after a 5-minute walk by getting off at the Şişhane stop on the Hacıosman-Taksim metro; The museum is located on the same street as Pera Palace, Pera Museum and Soho House Istanbul.
Those who will travel from the Anatolian side can come to Karaköy by ferry and walk to the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, or you can use the Karaköy-Beyoğlu historical funicular.