TURVAK Cinema & TV Museum is 19 km (11 mile) far to Istanbul centurum. The Turvak is a private foundation established by Turker Inanoglu, one of the most known movie directors in Turkey. The Cinema and Television Museum was founded to show the development of Turkish movie and television industry from the beginning until today. On the displays in several halls one can see old film and recording machines of 8, 16 and 35 mm, illuminating projectors, editing consoles, turntables, dolly, carriages, studio and laboratory devices, posters, photographs, leaflets, brochures, advertising material, scripts, books and magazines on cinema. In the same building there is also a Theater Museum by Turvak, with masks and play accessories, stage costumes, tickets and invitation cards, posters, brochures and photographs, samples of our traditional theater such as the Ortaoyunu (a special theatrical genre in Turkish Theater) Section and Hacivat – Karagoz shadow theater characters. The museum used to be located on the Asian side of Istanbul but in January 2011 it has moved to its new location near Taksim Square.

Open daily between 10:00-18:00 except Mondays.
Address: Yeni Carsi Cad. No:24, Galatasaray Meydani – Beyoglu – Istanbul
Phone: +90.212. 245 80 91 and 92
Admission: 10 TL

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