Hagia Sophia History and Experience Museum Entrance

Normal ticket value: €25

Only 6:00 pm Session
Free with Istanbul E-pass

Istanbul E-pass includes Hagia Sophia History Museum Entrance free for only 6:00 pm Session. Show your E-pass to the counter and get in free.

Embark on an Enchanting Journey into Hagia Sophia's Living History

Step into the Hagia Sophia History Museum, nestled within the historic Ibrahim Pasha Palace, and prepare for an immersive journey through time that is truly unparalleled. This experience allows visitors to delve into the architectural splendor and cultural significance of Hagia Sophia like never before. With interactive displays, compelling audio narratives, and captivating immersive exhibits, the museum breathes life into the past, revealing hidden chapters of history and providing a fresh and unique perspective on this iconic landmark. Istanbul E-pass offers discounted access to this enriching encounter, enriching your exploration of Istanbul's historical treasures. Whether you visit before or after your Free Guided Hagia Sophia Tour, you're in for a spellbinding experience! The museum is conveniently located just 2 minutes away from the Hagia Sophia Mosque.

The Halls of Immersia

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the museum halls, where the timeless grandeur of Hagia Sophia's architecture comes to life. We breathe vitality into history through cutting-edge technology and interactive displays, transporting you to the ancient world of Constantinople, and enabling you to relive life as it once was. Our experience engages all your senses. While exploring various corridors and halls in our museum, you'll uncover chapters of history that may be unfamiliar, along with fresh perspectives, resulting in a captivating narrative that unravels the intricate temporality buried, at times, beneath the layers of history. Here, you'll feel as though you can reach out and touch the fabric of time.

The Journey of the Hero

Marvel at the awe-inspiring splendor of Hagia Sophia's dome, admire the intricate beauty of its mosaics and frescoes and unearth the untold tales of this legendary building's past. Upon entering the Hagia Sophia History Museum, you will be transported to a world of wonder, intrigue, and cultural significance, becoming a part of a new universe that broadens your horizons. An unforgettable and thrilling journey awaits, and we are eager to welcome you on board!

 

Hagia Sophia History Museum Hours of Operation

Hagia Sophia History Museum is open every day between 08:00 - 19:00. The last entrance is at 18:45.
Note that only 6:00 pm session is free with Istanbul E-pass.

Hagia Sophia History Museum Location

Hagia Sophia History Museum is located in Sultanahmet Square, across the Blue Mosque.

 

Important Notes

  • Istanbul E-pass includes free entrance only to the 6:00 pm session.
  • You need to be at the museum by 5:45 pm and show your E-pass to the counter.
  • For other sessions you can purchase a ticket at the counter for €25 per person.
  • The audio guide is available in English, Spanish, Arabic, Russian and Turkish
  • Children below 8 are not allowed in the museum.
  • Museum is open until 19:00

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