Visiting Days and Hours in Departments of the Directorate of National Palaces can be visited for free until February 16th 2021 Tuesday with its new exhibition layout. Visits will be organized taking pandemic measures into consideration.
National Palaces Painting Museum in Besiktas which hosts the richest collection of Turkey
In all palaces and museums affiliated to the Directorate of National Palaces, Museum Card and Pass are valid with the exceptions below
- Harem Section of Topkapı Palace and Hagia Irene (MUSEUM CARD NOT VALID)
- Selamlık Section of Dolmabahçe Palace (MUSEUM CARD NOT VALID)
Topkapı Palace is closed on Tuesdays, Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces closed on Mondays, other palaces, pavilions and mansions are opened weekdays and closed on weekends.
Topkapı Palace and Dolmabahçe Palace can be visited between 10:00 - 17:30 at weekdays and 10:30-17:30 weekends
Other Palaces, Pavilions and Mansions can be visited between 10:00 - 17:30 at weekdays
Topkapı Palace and Dolmabahçe Palace tickets can be bought from ticket offices between 10:00 -16:30 at weekdays and 10:30-16:30 weekends
Closing time of other palace, pavilion and museums' ticket offices is 16:30
Last entrance hour for Topkapi and Dolmabahçe Palaces is 16:30
Closing time of Topkapi Palace Harem Section ticket office is 16:30
Last exit hour for Topkapi and Dolmabahçe Palaces is 17:30
Factories are open to visitors between 10:30-18:00 every weekday, except Saturday and Sunday.
Free audio guide is available while visiting palaces, pavilions and mansions, except for Topkapı Palace.
Parking is available in palaces, pavilions and mansions.
Attention our visitors!
The Dolmabahçe Palace tour tickets, affiliated to the Directorate of National Palaces, are sold only at the Dolmabahçe Palace ticket booths. Electronic tickets are not available through any website or application.