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Archaeological Museum Guided Tour

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Highlights

  • Visit famous museums with a guide.
  • Learn from a professional guide about special artifacts.
  • Have time to explore on your own.
  • See old art from Greece, Rome, and Byzantium.
  • Mobile Voucher accepted, no need to take the print!

Overview

Discover three cool museums in Istanbul's Archaeological Museums complex. You'll see the Tiled Pavilion Museum, a super old building from 1472. It was a summer palace built by a leader named Sultan II. Mehmed. Then, there's the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey's very first museum. It has over a million pieces of art and history! Finally, explore the Museum of the Ancient Orient. It holds unique things from way before the Greeks.

Itinerary

Explore the super old Tiled Pavilion Museum. It was built by an important leader a long time ago, in 1472. The Tiled Pavilion Museum is a place that holds a lot of history. It's so old, it was built back in 1472! Imagine that, it's like taking a trip back in time. This special building was made by a very important leader, someone people looked up to. When you step inside, it's like stepping into a time machine. You get to see and touch things from a long, long time ago. It's like finding a treasure trove of ancient wonders.
 
Visit Turkey's very first museum. It has lots and lots of cool stuff from different times in history. The Istanbul Archaeological Museum is like a giant time capsule. It's the first museum in Turkey, and it's filled with so many cool things from different times in history. You'll see objects that were used by people who lived hundreds, even thousands of years ago! It's like being a detective, trying to solve the mysteries of the past. There are statues, jewellery, pottery, and even ancient writings. Each piece tells a story, and together, they paint a picture of what life was like a long time ago.
 
Discover unique and ancient things from even before the Greeks. These things come from special places like Anatolia, Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Arabian Peninsula. This museum is like a window to a time even before the Greeks! It's like opening a book about the very early days of human civilization. Here, you'll find special things from places like Anatolia, Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Arabian Peninsula. These are places with rich histories, and the objects here give us a glimpse into their ancient cultures. You'll see tools, artwork, and even everyday items that people used in their lives. It's like getting to touch the past and learn about the people who came before us.
 
When you go on this tour, you're not just wandering around aimlessly. Your guide is like a treasure map, showing you all the hidden gems and crown jewels of the museums. They'll point out the most special and famous pieces. It's like having a backstage pass to the coolest parts of history. You'll get to hear the stories behind each object and learn why they're so important.
 
After the tour, you get to be the explorer! You can roam around the museums at your own pace and time. If something catches your eye, you can stop and take a closer look. It's like having your own private adventure in a world of ancient wonders. You might discover something that speaks to you and makes you feel a connection to the past.

Schedule

Timings: 09:00am & 04:30pm (please reach 20 min prior to the start time)
Duration: Approx 20 minutes.
Meeting Point: Istanbul Archaeological Museums Cankurtaran, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul.
Ending Point : Same as meeting point
(Please check the calendar to know about availability)

Inclusions

  • Skip-the-line Entry to Archaeological Museum
  • Professional Guide
  • Free Time to Explore

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up & Drop-off
  • Gratuities

Redemption Info

You can show your mobile or printed voucher at the meeting location- Istanbul Archaeological Museums Cankurtaran, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul. 
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
Ticket/ Voucher is valid to the travel date you choose.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair or stroller accesssible : No.
Voucher Information : Both Mobile and Printed Voucher are accepted.
How to Get at the Meeting Location :-
Take the T1 Bağılar - Kabataş tram and get off at Gulhane station. The museum is an easy 5-10 minute walk away.
Meet your guide in front of the Archaeological Museum.
Our Guides carry a white flag with the Logo of Istanbul Tourist Pass®.
Please carry your Passport/ID card on the day of your travel.
Children will be asked to present their valid passport at the entrance of the museums in order to validate their age.
The visit duration and time can vary depending on the cleaning and disinfectant schedules of the authorities.
The museum is only open for half a day on the first day of Ramadan and the Sacrifice Festivals.
Disclaimer : The Service provider reserves the right to  close or cancel  certain shows, attractions, entertainments, restaurants, shops or ancillary facilities without notice. There will be no refund provided in that case.
 
Important Information
Before you go, make sure you're dressed comfortably. Wear comfy shoes so you can explore without any trouble. Also, bring a long-sleeved shirt and a headscarf. It's a way of showing respect for the special places you'll be visiting. Remember, no baby strollers or carriages are allowed inside. And when you have your E-ticket for Galata Tower, just use the QR code to get in. Lastly, for the Hagia Sophia tour, be at the meeting point 10-15 minutes before it starts. This way, you won't miss out on any of the amazing stories and history your guide has to share!

Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.