Istanbul travel guide


Istanbul Travel Guide

The Ataturk Museum

The Ataturk Museum is a national museum dedicated to the life of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was born in 1881 and died in 1938, he was an Ottoman and Turkish army officer, writer, he was a revolutionary and also he was the first president of turkey and a lot of people say that he was the precursor of the independence of Turkey.

Ataturk Museum Ataturk was a military officer during the World War I, and after it ended he commanded the war of independent of Turkey, after this event he investigated the politics, economics and cultural reforms in order to make a revolution of the Ottoman Empire making the country modern, and improving the government.

The museum dedicated to Ataturk is located in the district of Sisli in the European site of Istanbul, the house of Ataturk is a three fields-building and was built in 1908, when he was in the town he lived with his mother and sister. At 1928 the municipality of Istanbul bought the building with all the belonging of Ataturk on it. Later on 1942 the house was opened as a museum after a restoration and it was named Atatürk Revolution Museum.

If you visit it you are going to be able to see all the personal belongings of Ataturk among photos and paintings.

Open daily between 09:30-16:00 except Thursdays and Sundays.
Halaskargazi Caddesi No: 250, Sisli
Tel: (212) 240 63 19

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