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Buyukdere Caddesi No 136 Levent  Istanbul  34330  Turkey 

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Galatasaray University of Culture and Arts Centre

Sports Memorabilia
  • Neighborhood: Beyoğlu
  • Category: Local History & Culture
  • Hours: Tu to Su from 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Train: "Galatasaray

Description

The Galatasaray Museum is Turkey's pioneering establishment to be dedicated to sports. Founded in 1915, this culture center retains the ornate architecture of the historic building it occupies. Visit the first floor to view newspaper archives and memorabilia of the Galatasaray High School. Trophies of the Turkish League football club are showcased in glass cases alongside a collection of team photographs, newspaper archives, medals and sports objects. Wax statues of founder Ali Sami Yen and sporting legend Metin Oktay are highlights of the exhibition.

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