Pera Museum

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274 Reviews #46 in Istanbul

€4 Regular Ticket Value

Are you ready to visit a cultural center in the heart of the city?

Why not skip the regular museums and visit Istanbul's one-of-a-kind museum? Pera Museum is open all year thanks to the benefits of the Istanbul Tourist Pass! By visiting the museum's rare works and periodic shows, you can spend a whole day immersed in art. With its polished and gorgeous aspect that has been given through the years, this museum, located within the former Bristol Hotel, has an authentic ambience.

By making use of the Istanbul Tourist Pass benefits, you may enrich your trip experience and spend a wonderful day with your loved ones or alone.

About The Pera Museum

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Are you ready to discover the museum that even the building itself is a work of art?

See the great architecture of the Pera Museum and enjoy fine art!

Spend an enjoyable afternoon admiring the collections for yourself!


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Safety - All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

Social - Distancing is maintained in museums

Mask - Wearing mask is mandatory during museum visit

Limited Visitors - To reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited

 

Pera Museum

The Pera Museum is one of the leading private art museums in Istanbul. Even the building itself is a work of art! The museum is located at the former Bristol Hotel, in the lively and historic neighborhood of Pera, in the district of Beyoğlu.

There are 3 permanent collections, namely Orientalist Paintings, Anatolian Weights and Measures and Kütahya Tiles and Ceramics. You can view these collections whenever you visit Istanbul. 

The Pera Museum often collaborates with major national and international museums, collectors and foundations to support young artists, introduce major international artists to Turkey and educate visitors, so there is always a lot to see and learn. The Pera Museum provides a wide range of art services and is a leading cultural centre in Istanbul. Spend an enjoyable afternoon admiring the collections for yourself!

Hours & Meeting

Mondays: Closed

Tuesdays to Saturdays: 11:00 AM - 18:00 PM

Weekends: 12:00 - 18:00

HES code is mandatory to enter the museum during the pandemic. Please click here to see how to get HES code.

You don't need to show your pass in below cases:

  • Disabled person with one person for accompany
  • 12 years old and under
  • ICOM and press members
  • Fridays after 16:00 for everyone

How To Get There?

You can get to the Pera Museum by metro. Get off at Şişhane station and walk up İstiklal Street (İstiklal Caddesi). Turn left at Balyoz Street, just before the "Koton" shop, then take the next right and walk up the street until you see the museum on the right.


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All About Pera Museum

About Pera Museum


A cultural centre in the heart of the city

How about leaving ordinary museums aside and having a unique museum experience in Istanbul? Pera Museum awaits its visitors at all times of the year with its Istanbul Tourist Pass privileges! You can dedicate a day to art and have the opportunity to visit the rare works and periodical exhibitions in the museum. You can improve your travel experience by taking advantage of the privileges provided by the Istanbul Tourist Pass and spending an unforgettable day with your loved ones or alone.

Pera Museum, one of the leading art museums in Istanbul, offers a unique art experience in the heart of the city. Pera Museum, where even the building itself is considered a work of art, preserves its existence in the Beyoğlu district to keep the history alive. Located within the old Bristol Hotel, this museum has an authentic atmosphere with its processed and lovely look given over the years.

Exhibitions of various artists are held in the museum periodically, and visitors are offered the opportunity to visit at regular intervals. In addition, there are three permanent collections in the museum that are constantly on display.

These are called Anatolian Weight Measures, Kütahya Tiles and Ceramics, and Orientalist Paintings. These collections are presented to visitors in Istanbul at any time of the year. The collections attract great attention from art enthusiasts and make Pera Museum a popular tourist attraction thanks to the rare pieces it contains.


Interesting Concepts Waiting for You at Pera Museum

In the museum, visitors are welcomed not only by oil paintings but also by three-dimensional concepts! With their elegant designs and dynamic visuals, the works are ideal for those who like modern classics. This museum, where you can find many different works, from concepts inspired by movies to environmental design, gets full marks and five stars from those who love diversity. Particularly the favorite of young people, ceramics also reveal the works of centuries.

On the other hand, ceramics decorated with mosaics are among the works that reflect Ottoman history, carrying the traces of the past to the present. The most exciting piece in the museum may be the Turtle Trainer painting. This work by the famous Turkish painter has a priceless value. The Turtle Trainer is among the pieces that attract significant attention from locals and foreign tourists.

Pera Museum is like a completely different art world in the heart of Istanbul. It is flooded with visitors at all times of the year. In addition, this museum, which hosts exhibitions of amateur and anonymous artists from time to time, is among the most popular art exhibitions in the country with works of art of all styles and genres. If you an art lover, you can satisfy your hunger for art by visiting Pera Museum, and you can examine the interesting works of art to your heart's content.

By having an Istanbul Tourist Pass card, you can have a premium travel experience by taking advantage of the privileges provided to the members and pass holders. When your Pera Museum tour comes to an end, you can turn your route to Sakıp Sabancı Museum and find the opportunity to examine different types of artifacts.


Highlights of the Collections Presented to Visitors at the Museum

Pera Art Museum managers cooperate with global institutions, museums, and foundations to support young and amateur artists. By introducing well-known and international artists to Turkey, offers a visual feast to their visitors. This way, everyone can find pieces that reflect their style at any time of the year. Pera Museum provides oil paintings and pieces of art in different styles and appeals at the same time to everyone. Thousands of visitors visit the museum every year, where 3D drawings, sculptures, and models are widely used.

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Pera Museum Frequently Asked Questions

What Awaits Me at Pera Museum?

Pera Museum is a museum where hundreds of valuable works of art are exhibited, very well-known for the exhibitions it hosts throughout the year. Near the paintings and portraits in different styles, this museum is full of works of art attracting everyone

Should I Wait in Line to Enter Pera Museum?

No! With the Istanbul Tourist Pass, you can benefit from special privileges and avoid paying extra fees when entering museums. You can both save on the trip and use the entrance fees for different budgets!

Should I Pay a Fee When Entering Pera Museum?

No! With the Istanbul Tourist Pass, you can benefit from special privileges and avoid paying extra fees when entering museums. You can both save on the trip and use the entrance fees for different budgets!

What Times of the Year Should I Visit Pera Museum?

You can find the opportunity to explore at any time of the year.You have to follow the exhibitions held at certain times of the year!In addition to the fixed presentations, you can look at the works that best suit you by following the artists' exhibitions

In Which Part of Istanbul is Pera Museum Located?

Pera Museum, located in the Tepebaşı district of Istanbul, is known for its easy access and location as a central museum. From the European side of Istanbul, the museum welcomes thousands of visitors from inside and outside the city.

Pera Museum Visiting Hours

You can visit the Pera Museum from Tuesday to Saturday between 10.00 am and 19.00 pm. It is also open between 12.00 pm and 18.00 pm on Sundays. The museum is closed on Mondays.

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