Sakip Sabanci Museum (Sakıp Sabancı Müzesi)

Affiliated with Sabancı University, the Sakıp Sabancı Museum is located on the Atlı Köşk in Emirgan, one of the oldest residences on the Bosphorous.

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Address

Sabancı Cad. No:42 Emirgan

Visiting Hours

10:00 – 18:00
10:00 – 20:00 on Wednesday
Closed On Mondays

Phone 0090 212 277 2200

Affiliated with Sabancı University, the Sakıp Sabancı Museum (Sakıp Sabancı Müzesi) is located on the Equestrian Villa (Atlı Köşk) in Emirgan, one of the oldest residences on the Bosphorus. It first opened its doors to visitors in 2002. With a rich collection of painting and calligraphy, the museum has exhibited the works of many famous artists.

On the top floor houses the Book Art and Calligraphy Collection, which contains rare hand-written works, sultanic decrees, Korans, and tools used in calligraphy.

The museums Painting Collection consists of works from Turkish artists of the early Republican and Late Ottoman periods, as well as the work of foreigners who lived in Istanbul during these times.

In the garden one finds archeological objects surviving from the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman periods. The museum also runs activities and educational programs.

One of Istanbul’s most exquisite restaurants, Muzedechanga, with its breathtaking view of the Bosphorus is also located in the garden.

Taksim: Get on the bus 40 Taksim – Sarıyer, 40T Taksim – İstinye Dereiçi, or 42T Taksim – Bahçeköy and get off at the Emirgan-Çınaraltı stop.

Atatürk Airport: You can use the Aksaray – Havaalanı metro line, then transfer on to the T1 Zeytinburnu – Kabataş tramline at Aksaray. Get off at the Kabataş stop and take the bus 22RE Kabataş – Reşitpaşa, 25E Kabataş – Sarıyer, or 22 Kabataş – İstinye Dereiçi. The stop you get off is called Emirgan – Çınaraltı.

Blue Mosque Area: Take the T1 Zeytinburnu – Kabataş tramline to get off at the Kabataş stop. From there take the bus 22E Kabataş – Reşitpaşa, 25E Kabataş – Sarıyer, or 22 Kabataş – İstinye Dereiçi and get off at the Emirgan-Çınaraltı stop.

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