Ataturk Museum

attaturk museum

The Ataturk Museum is a national museum dedicated to the life of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was born in 1881 and died in 1938, he was an officer of the Ottoman and Turkish army, writer, he was a revolutionary and also he was the first president of Turkey and many people say that he was the forerunner of the independence of Turkey.

Ataturk was a military officer during the first World war, and after the end of it, he commanded the Turkish War of independence, after this event, he investigated politics, economics and cultural reforms in order to make a revolution of the Ottoman Empire by making the country modern, and by improving the government.

The museum dedicated to Ataturk is located in the Sisli district in the European site of Istanbul, Ataturk’s house is a building of three fields and was built in 1908, when he was in the city he lived with his mother and sister. In 1928, the Istanbul municipality bought the building with all the property of Ataturk. Later, in 1942, the house was opened as a museum after a restoration and it was named the Ataturk Revolution Museum.

If you visit it, you will be able to see all Atatürk’s personal belongings among the photos and paintings.

Open every day between 9:30 am to 16 pm except Thursdays and Sundays.

Meşrutiyet, Halaskargazi Cd. No:140, 34363 Şişli/Istanbul, Turkey

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