Santralistanbul Energy & Arts Museum is 14 km (8 mile) far to Istanbul centurum. The building used to be an electric power plant built in 1914 at the tip of the Golden Horn, and known as Silahtaraga Electric Plant. It produced energy for Istanbul from Ottoman period until 1983 then it was shut down for being out of modern technology. The plants were taken by Istanbul Bilgi University and converted into a modern university campus, restoring the old power plant as well. Santralistanbul was opened as an energy museum displaying old industrial electric machines and for modern art exhibitions in September 2007. There are student guides to direct you inside the museum.

Open daily between 10:00-18:00 except Mondays.
Address: Eski Silahtaraga Elektrik Santrali, Eyup – Istanbul
Phone: +90.212. 311 78 78
Admission: 15 TL

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