Covid-19 in March due to the outbreak in Turkey museums, exhibitions and art galleries were closed temporarily service. The museums, which opened their to visitors again with the new normal process that started on June 1, started to serve in a controlled manner within the framework of the measures taken. Among the museums that accept a limited number of visitors and open during the pandemic process; Istanbul Modern, Sakıp Sabancı Museum and Dirimart.
Pandemic Measures Established in Museums
Museums consisting of crowded groups attach great importance to the principle of ensuring security and control at the maximum level due to the pandemic process. In our article, we explained in detail what precautions the museums that were open during the pandemic process were welcoming their visitors.
Sakıp Sabancı Müzesi ( Sakıp Sabancı Museum)
Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum first started to take precautions by complying with hygiene and disinfection rules. In addition, the museum, which accepted a limited number of visitors, prevented crowded groups from coming together in a closed area. Visitors without a mask are not accepted in the Sakıp Sabancı Museum, which has to wear a mask. Providing masks for visitors without masks, Sakıp Sabancı Museum became one of the museums that managed the process well by take the temperature.
The museum, which is open from Tuesday to Sunday between 10:00 and 18:00, stated that the ‘Long Wednesday’ application, which is a free day during the pandemic, will not be implemented due to security measures. In addition, it was announced that the Müzede Yoga , Müzede Sahne and the Müzede Suare are among the activities that will not take place this year. Hygiene mats and thermal cameras were placed at the entrances of the building at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum. Thus, hygiene rules were provided at the highest level. The museum started to serve all art lovers with maximum protection.
Before visiting the museum, we recommend that you call and confirm whether there are any changes in the days and hours.
Address: Sakıp Sabancı Müzesi Sakıp Sabancı Caddesi, 42 Emirgan 34467 İstanbul
İstanbul Modern Müzesi (Istanbul Modern Museum)
Istanbul Modern has become one of the places that opened with the transition to a controlled social life and security measures and started to serve again with the large-scale security measures it took. While the body temperature of the visitors was controlled with the contactless devices at the entrance of the museum, the obligation to wear a mask was of course one of the rules. In addition, a visitor restriction for 70 people at the same time was introduced in the museum.
At the Istanbul Modern Museum, which places hand disinfectants on each floor, the safest environment was offered to art lovers by ensuring hygiene at regular intervals during the day. In addition, ticket sales started to be made only with credit cards during the pandemic process.
Providing sufficient systematic requirements to easily visit the museum in the digital environment during the epidemic, the Istanbul Modern Museum has also promised that it will present art to you without interruption. Before you go, we recommend that you contact the museum and confirm the working days and hours.
Address: Asmalı Mescit, Meşrutiyet Caddesi No: 99, 34430 Beyoğlu / Istanbul
Dirimart Müzesi (Dirimart Museum)
Dirimart Museum; It is another museum serving during the pandemic period. The Dirimart Museum accepts a limited number of visitors due to the wide-ranging security measures it takes, and entrance is not provided without a mask. Of course, there is a visitor restriction in the museum. In the museum, where art lovers can enter from time to time, appointments are accepted as one person or in groups of 5 people who know each other. In addition, the museum, which provides hygiene after every visitor, accepts visitors at regular intervals. For this reason, we recommend you to learn the visiting hours and not wait for an appointment before you go. During the pandemic, the opening and closing hours and days of the museum may vary.
Address: Hacı Ahmet Mahallesi Irmak Caddesi DLP 1-9, 34440 Beyoğlu
Zilberman Istanbul, which accepts limited visitors, has started to apply a rule that does not accept more than 5 guests at the same time. In order to reduce the superficial contact in the museum, where access without a mask is not possible, it was decided not to provide materials such as press releases and exhibition maps for a temporary period. Your body temperature is measured at the entrance. We remind you that there may be changes in the visiting hours and days of the museum and we recommend that you contact before you go.
Address: Tomtom, İstiklal Caddesi Mısır Apartmanı No.163 K.3 D.10, 34433 Beyoğlu / İstanbul
Arter Müzesi (Arter Museum)
The museum, which completely closed the common areas due to the Covid-19 epidemic, tried to provide the safest trip to art lovers by paying attention to the mask and distance rule. The museum, which accepts limited visitors, started to follow the measures strictly after it started to accept visitors with the condition of measuring body temperature and wearing a mask. Before you go to the museum, we recommend that you do not forget to make an appointment and contact the museum.
Adres: Yenişehir, Irmak Caddesi No:13, 34435 Beyoğlu/İstanbul
Atatürk Müze Odası Pera Palace
The Atatürk Museum room, the 101 numbered room of Pera Palace, stands out as one of the rare places that accepts visitors in a controlled manner within the scope of pandemic measures. The room number 101; In addition to the great leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Agatha Christie, Alfred Hitchcock, Queen Elizabeth II, Greta Garbo, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Shah Riza Pahlavi and many more actors, directors, politicians and writers were accommodated in this room. Everyone who wants to visit this special room is taken into the room according to the precautions.
We recommend that people who do not give up precautions during the Covid-19 pandemic process should definitely call before the visit.
Address: Evliya Çelebi, Meşrutiyet Caddesi, Tepebaşı Cd. No: 52, 34430 Beyoğlu / İstanbul
Visiting the Museum During the Pandemic Period
At the time of the Covid-19 epidemic, it is very important to comply with the mask, distance and hygiene rules in addition to the increased security measures in these days when we are slowly adapting to the new normal life, although entering areas such as a museum with closed and collective crowds of people. In addition, many museums have started to offer the highest level of security by providing the opportunity to visit the museum from your home with a virtual tour.
In pandemic measures; The museums that fully comply with masks, distance and hygiene rules have also completed pandemic measures by not accepting crowded groups, not accepting visitors without reservation, and accepting a limited number of art lovers at the same time.