Municipal Museums Of Istanbul – Chapter 1,
Istanbul City Museum:
This museum was established in 1946 by Istanbul Municipality in the Gazanferaga Medrese at Sarachane, Exhibited in the museum are Istanbul – Beykoz porcelain and glass, bronze and copper bowls made in Istanbul, medrese benches, writing sets, Karagoz figures, figures and pictures from the old Istanbul markets, signs, books, a picture of Fatih, the first piano to come to Istanbul, and various other Objects of culture and art.
In 1969 the Cadir House in Yildiz Park in Istanbul was reopened as a museum exhibiting objects and documents from the Ottoman Reformation period of 1839. There is the Reformation Edict, Reformation medals and medallions, oil paintings of the sultan of the time, the Grand Vizier and other men of the state, Reformation fees, and documents and newspapers from the Reformation period.
Tevfik Fikret House Museum:
Tevfik Fikret was a poet of the Servet-i Funun school of literature who died in 1915. Istanbul Municipality bought the house which Tevfik Fikret had built at Rumen Fortress in 1906, and was called Asiyan, and in 1945 it was opened to the public as the Tevfik Fikret Asiyani New Literature Museum. In the basement of the three-story house is a dining room, kitchen, pantry, and washroom. On the first floor are a large salon, three rooms, and a hall. On the third floor are bedrooms and Tevfik Fikret’s study. The museum contains objects used by Tevfik Fikret, pictures, photographs, and documents, information and mementos of the New Literature.
Istanbul Sisli Ataturk Museum (Museum of Revolution):
On November 13, 1918, Ataturk left the Syrian Front and came to Istanbul where he moved into a suite at the Perapalas Hotel. After a few days he left the hotel and stayed in the house of his close friend Salih Fansa in Beyoglu until he rented the three story house of Madam Kasabyan in Sisli and moved in there. At that time his mother Subeyde Hanim and his sister Makbule were living in a house in the district of Akaretler in Besiktas.
You can continue to find more details about Municipal Museums Of Istanbul in Chapter 2