Istanbul Naval Museum
|Istanbul Naval Museum|
Istanbul Naval Museum new building Oct 2013
|Location||Hayrettin İskelesi Sok.80690 Beşiktaş, Istanbul, Turkey|
The Istanbul Naval Museum (Turkish: İstanbul Deniz Müzesi) is a national naval museum of the Republic of Turkey, located in Istanbul. It was established in 1897 by the Ottoman Minister of Navy Bozcaadalı Hasan Hüsnü Paşa.
The museum is located on Hayrettin İskelesi Sok.80690 Beşiktaş, Istanbul, near the Beşiktaş ferry. In the field of maritime, it is Turkey's largest museum, with a great variety of collections. Around 20,000 pieces are present in its collection. Being connected to the sea-forces commander in Turkey, it is also the country's first military museum.
Statue of Barbarossa with the Istanbul Naval Museum in the background
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