Istanbul Toy Museum

Local nameİstanbul Oyuncak Müzesi
LocationIstanbul, Turkey

The İstanbul Toy Museum is a toy museum located in the Göztepe neighbourhood of Kadıköy district in İstanbul, Turkey.

The museum was founded by the Turkish poet and novelist, Sunay Akın, in 2005. The museum opened on April 23, a national holiday in Turkey, National Sovereignty and Children's Day. Currently, the museum has on display 4,000 toys and miniatures from Turkey and abroad; many of the exhibits are antiques, some of which date back nearly 200 years. The first floor of the museum is the site of the Eyüp Toy Shop, a famous toy shop that closed down in the 1950s.

In 2012, the museum was nominated and shortlisted for the annual European Museum Academy Children’s Museum Award.The museum is open weekdays, 9:30-18:00, and weekends, 9:30-19:00. It is located at Ömerpaşa Caddesi, Dr. Zeki Zeren Sokak 17, Göztepe-Kadıköy, Istanbul.

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Opening hours

Tue - Fri: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat - Sun: 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Admission

Adults: 10 TL
Children: 7 TL

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/İstanbul_Toy_Museum

Official Website http://www.istanbuloyuncakmuzesi.com/

Phone +90 216 359 45 50 51

Address Ömer Paşa Cad. Dr. Zeki Zeren Sok. No:15, Istanbul 34738, Turkey

Coordinates 40°58'33.443" N 29°4'14.229" E

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