News and Announcements

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Topkapı Palace Museum won Tripadvisor.com Certificate of Excellency by the visitors' votes in 2015
Monday, May 18, 2015
Within the events of Museums' Week, a Mehter (Ottoman army band)  Concert will be organized in the Topkapı Palace Museum at May 20th 2015 Wednesday in 11:00 A.M. by the Mehteran Division of the Harbiye Military Museum 

Last Events

At the festival ground organized specially for traditional Topkapı Palace conquest celebration and Palace...
Within the events of the Museums' Week, Mehter concert performed by the Metheran Division of Harbiye Military Museum...
Like the last year, Traditional Palace Festivals that including demonstrations of archery and horsemanship will be held...

Last Exhibitions

Turkish coffee culture and tradition was entered to the UNESCO "Non-Material Heritage" list at the year 2013. Due to...
The exhibition Kadıasker Mustafa İzzet Efendi: Callıgrapher, Nay (Oblique Flute) Player, And Composer has opened at the...
Within the scope of events of Blessed Birth Week, the exhibition: "Love for Prophet: Prophet at his birth's 1443th...

Research Services

You can make online research for Topkapı Palace Museum Manuscript Library catalouge from here
You can make online research for Palace Archive Document catalouge from here
You can make online research for Palace Archive Register catalogue from here

Museum Information

Museum is open everyday except Tuesdays. Museum is also closed at first days of the religious festive days untill afternoon.

Sacred Relics Department

We ask that you refrain from entering the Sacred Relics Department with shorts, mini-skirts, tank tops, or strapless clothing.

Hagia Irene

Hagia Irene Church, which is located at first courtyard of The Topkapi Palace, is opened to visit for visitors. The Hagia Irene Church can be visited as individual visitor from now on. Ticket Price is 20 TL for one person.

Baby Cars

Exhibiton hall is not visited with baby car. Please don’t forget this rule before buy a ticket. 

Harem Section

If you want to visit Harem you have to buy a seperate ticket from the ticket booths where stands outside of the museum or in front of the Harem  entrance. Ticket Price for one person for the Harem entrance is 15 TL.

Photo Shooting

Please, do not take photo inside the exhibition halls in which contains/displays objects for avoid interrupting other visitors' tour and avoid harm objects with flashlight

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