Visiting Information

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.

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)
MUSEUM PASS is valid ONLY in Topkapı Palace (Hagia Irene and Harem included)

Topkapı Palace is closed on Tuesday, Dolmabahçe, Beylerbeyi Palace and Painting Museum on Monday.

The Pavilions, kiosks, Beykoz Glass and Crystal Museum and Palace Collections Museum is closed on weekends and open on weekdays.

Topkapı, Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palace, mansions and pavilions can be visited between 09:00 and 18:00.
Tickets can be purchased from Topkapı, Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palace, mansion, pavilion and museum toll booths between 09:00 and 17:00.
The last entry time to Topkapı and Dolmabahçe Palace is 17:00.
The ticket office closing time of Topkapı Palace Harem Section is 17:00.
The last exit time from Topkapı and Dolmabahçe Palace is 18:00.

The factories are open to visitors between 09:00 - 18:00 every weekday except Saturday - 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.

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