Galatasaray Museum

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Galatasaray Museum
Galatasaray Müzesi
Galatasaray Museum.JPG
Established 1868
Location Galatasaray Square, Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
Coordinates 41°02′02″N 28°58′39″E / 41.03376°N 28.97749°E / 41.03376; 28.97749
Type Culture&Art museum
Director Münevver Eminoğlu
Website Galatasaray Website

Galatasaray Museum (officially Galatasaray University Culture&Art Center) (Turkish: Galatasaray Müzesi) is a cultural center in Istanbul, Turkey, founded in 1868 by Ali Sami Yen, to inform the society of the traditions and history of Galatasaray. The museum is open to the public everyday except Mondays.

The Building[edit]

The museum initially opened at Kalamış Bay. Later in 1919, it was moved to Galatasaray High School. The museum building, formerly known as Galatasaray Post Office, was restored and remodelled to suit a museum. Galatasaray Museum was renovated and reopened in 2009 with a very successful and contemporary exhibition concept.

Admission and location[edit]

Museum hours
  • Tuesday - Sunday: 10.00 - 19.00
  • Closed on Mondays.
  • Free admission for all.

İstiklal Caddesi No: 90
Beyoğlu - İstanbul, Turkey

First Floor - Lycee de Galatasaray & Galatasaray University Section[edit]

First floor of this museum is dedicated to Lycee de Galatasaray and Galatasaray University.

Second Floor - Galatasaray Sports Club Section[edit]

Second floor of this museum is dedicated to Galatasaray Sports Club