Guided tour

Istanbul: Archaeological Museums Entry Ticket & Guided Tour

Activity provider: Istanbul Tourist Pass®

Istanbul: Archaeological Museums Entry Ticket & Guided Tour

Activity provider: Istanbul Tourist Pass®

From US$ 26.84 per person

Visit the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, The Museum of the Ancient Orient, and the Tiled Pavilion Museum with an expert guide. See over one million artifacts from various cultures and civilizations.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Visit the famous Istanbul Archaeological Museums with a guide
  • Get an insight into the many famous artefacts from your professional guide
  • Take free time at the end of the tour to explore further
  • See Greek, Roman and Byzantine works in the Archaeological Museum
Full description

Discover the three museums in the Istanbul Archeological Museums complex, learn about the museums’ incredible histories from your expert guide as you stroll around. Visit the Tiled Pavilion Museum, the oldest building in the complex dating back to 1472, built by Ottoman sultan II. Mehmed as a summer palace.

See the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey’s first museum with works from the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic. Gaze at the neo-classical architecture which houses more than 1 million works.

Explore the Museum of the Ancient Orient, with unique collections of works belonging to the pre-Greek eras of Anatolia and Mesopotamia, the pre-Islamic eras of Egypt, and the Arabian Peninsula. Admire artifacts that were unearthed in archaeological excavations and brought to Istanbul during the Ottoman Empire.

  • Entry tickets
  • Guided tour with a licensed guide
  • Free time to explore
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the Topkapi Cafe, the guide will be holding a white flag with an Istanbul Tourist Pass logo on it. Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the activity starts.

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What to bring

  • Face mask or protective covering
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February 11, 2022

Product ID: 406328