Aviation Museum Istanbul
Exhibits at the Aviation MuseumMany aircraft used throughout the Turkish Air Force history are on exhibit in the open area and include wartime jets, other war and cargo planes, helicopters, anti-aircraft artillery, missiles, and radars along with other precious objects.
At the museum entrance there is an information video played for visitors and oil paintings, bronze busts and information of eminent Turkish commanders who made a positive mark on Turkish Aviation are showcased in the Commander Busts Hall. The Uniform Section of the museum houses collections of historical value with uniforms of the first aviation commanders from the Ottoman Empire on display. The uniform and medals of Fethi Bey who was the first aviation martyr of the Ottoman Empire is a popular attraction at the museum. In the Arms Section there are rockets and weapons used by warplanes along with other historical material for those interested in military aviation.
FacilitiesThe museum also has a cinema, conference room and a cafeteria.
Opening HoursThe Aviation Museum (Tel: +90 (212) 663 2490) opens daily between 09:30-16:30 except Monday and Tuesdays.
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