News and Announcements

Monday, January 12, 2015
Honorable Recep Tayyip Erdoğan the President of Republic and Ömer Çelik the Minister of Culture and Tourism have opened the Halberdiers with Tresses, Imperial Sofa,  Music Room, Mosque of Black Eunuchs and Harem Women’s Mosque that the restorated sections of The Topkapı Palace Museum with a... ... Devamı
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Topkapı Palace Museum will be opened to visit at 12:00 P.M. at the date January 12th 2015.

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

Last Events

Like the last year, Traditional Palace Festivals that including demonstrations of archery and horsemanship will be held...
The Tradational Wish Mery Holiday ( Bayramlaşma - Celebrating )and sweet pastry with nuts or Baklava Parade was...
As you know that the most beautiful and selection of Horses had always been in Privy Stables at The Topkapi Palace....

Last Exhibitions

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...
The Exhibition:“Majesty and Grace: Korean Art”  will be on display between the dates 18th June and 29th...

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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