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Archaeological Museum Half-Day Tour

by Istanbul Walks Travel Agency Duration 4h Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is 70 €

Awarded “Museum of The Year” by the European Council, Istanbul's Archaeological Museum was established as the first Turkish museum. Explore this magnificent facility—which is composed of 4 different buildings—and get a look at art that spans all of the country's formative eras.

After convenient pick-up from your hotel, head to the Archaeological Museum and begin your fascinating guided tour. Admire the sarcophagus of Alexander The Great and its intricate stone carvings. This building's upper floor houses a range of ancient coins, as well as remarkable works of art from Mesopotamia.

Throughout your day, marvel at pieces from the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman eras that paint a vivid picture of Turkey's rich history. Some items date as far back as the 6th millennium, letting you dive into the cultures of Sumeria, Hitite, Akadia, and Babylonia. Your friendly guide shares stories and history with each room you enter, helping create and immersive and educational experience.

Awarded “Museum of The Year” by the European Council, Istanbul's Archaeological Museum was established as the first Turkish museum. Explore this magnificent facility—which is composed of 4 different buildings—and get a look at art that spans all of the country's formative eras.

After convenient pick-up from your hotel, head to the Archaeological Museum and begin your fascinating guided tour. Admire the sarcophagus of Alexander The Great and its intricate stone carvings. This building's upper floor houses a range of ancient coins, as well as remarkable works of art from Mesopotamia.

Throughout your day, marvel at pieces from the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman eras that paint a vivid picture of Turkey's rich history. Some items date as far back as the 6th millennium, letting you dive into the cultures of Sumeria, Hitite, Akadia, and Babylonia. Your friendly guide shares stories and history with each room you enter, helping create and immersive and educational experience.

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9:00 AM, Tour in English

Duration 4h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
70 €

Total price is 70 €, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Archaeological Museum Half-Day Tour

Activity Location

Istanbul Archaeology Museums

Cankurtaran Mh

Fatih/Istanbul 34122

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Istanbul


Highlights

  • Chance to see the sarcophagus of Alexander The Great

  • Artefacts from Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic & Roman eras

  • Opportunity to observe the impressive Sumerian Tablets

  • Remarkable examples of works of art from Mesopotamia

  • Convenient roundtrip transport to & from your hotel


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Archaeology Museum

  • Admission fees

  • Roundtrip transport to and from your Istanbul hotel

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Istanbul and old city hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • You will receive confirmation of your exact pick-up time when you call to confirm your reservation. Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.