General Secretaria of TBMM (National Palaces )


Department of National Palaces, as a unit within the structure of the General Secretariat of TBMM (Turkish Grand National Assembly) is commissioned to maintain, repair, restore and administer the palaces, pavilions, museums and factories that are affiliated to itself in accordance with the international museum and conservation standards. Today there are two palaces, two kiosks, eight pavilions, three museums and two factories within the National Palaces organization which’s foundation is based on the early years of the republic. The basic function of the Department of National Palaces is the preservation and restoration of all of these structures with the historical objects that they contain with being faithful to their cultural and historical backgrounds and to provide the chance for them to be visited by the domestic and foreign visitors within the modern museum comprehension. The palaces, pavilions, museums and factories that are affiliated to the Department of National Palaces gives recreation services like cafeterias, and gift shops for the domestic and foreign visitors on one hand and on the other hand provide a venue for promotional exhibition, the conference provides a venue such as cultural activities. With the elements of decoration and furnishing, other historic artifacts and with their architectural features, these buildings are being put on record with modern methods by experts and their restoration and conservations are being carried on within the Department’s own workshops, by experienced and trained craftsmen. The outcome of these research studies conducted are being introduced to the domestic and foreign researchers and visitors by publications like technical journals, books, catalogs prepared by the Department of National Palaces.



Our Mission



The mission of the Department of National Palaces is determined as; “to save the historic and cultural artifacts which have been devolved to TBMM after the declaration of the Republic and to hand on them to the next generations with the best way.



Our Vision



Along with perpetuating the historical artifacts and monuments that we are responsible for, the Department of National Palaces keeps all the buildings that are affiliated to itself open to visit with the conscience that they are a part of the cultural heritage of the whole world. National Palaces also aims to introduce the mentioned historical heritage world wide.


 
 
 
 
 
Adres: TBMM Genel Sekreterliği (Milli Saraylar), Dolmabahçe Sarayı - Beşiktaş / İSTANBUL Tel: 212 236 90 00 - Faks 212 227 66 73