Istanbul Museum of The History of Science & Technology in Islam, Istanbul

3.5
#2 of 20 in Childrens Museums in Turkey
Science Museum · History Museum
Discover the many achievements and contributions made in the advancement of science by Islamic scholars at Istanbul Museum of The History of Science & Technology in Islam. The museum's collection consists of replica models of scientific instruments from the 9th to 16th centuries covering a range of disciplines, including medicine, astronomy, mathematics, chemistry, and more. Academics at Munich University made the models according to the specifications of contemporary drawings and descriptions. Istanbul Museum of The History of Science & Technology in Islam is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • Not the flashiest or most interactive museum but it is full of interesting details from the early days of Islam when a premium was placed on knowledge and learning. Now I need to do some research on.....  more »
  • Ok so I was quite excited to visit this museum, however it was just average for me. The museum is interesting but as others have mentioned in their reviews, there is hardly any information about the.....  more »
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  • Great museum much better than I expected. Not just for science buffs, as I had read, but really comprehensive and interesting displays. Not as overwhelming as some of the other museums. The videos were very informative and I particularly liked the one on weapons of war even though I did not originally think that would interest me.
  • It was an impressive museum with allot of equipment that were creating during that time. In each room you can find items that belong to a certain area like medicine, math, astrology, warfare etc. Also there is a video about 10 minute long that shows you the history and how they were created. You can find information about the equipment on each wall, for some of them there also some videos with them working and others have interact button. You can also use your Museum Istanbul Pass here, there is also a nice park were you can rest
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