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Istanbul Naval Museum

The Istanbul Naval Museum was first found in 1897 by the head of the Turkish Navy in Istanbul. It is the country’s first and largest military museum. With around 20,000 pieces in its collection it is Turkey's largest maritime museum. The museum’s collection includes military artifacts from the Ottoman Navy, ship’s figureheads, ornaments of naval ships, ship models, pieces of the Byzantine chain used to block entrance into the Golden Horn, imperial and other caciques, and a wide array of other noteworthy exhibits

To learn more visit: Istanbul Naval Museum