Museums are free today

All museums and ruins in Turkey can be visited free of charge throughout the day

18 May 2023

All museums and historical sites across Turkey can be visited free of charge on Museums Day, which is celebrated on May 18 every year to protect the world's cultural heritage and promote museology.

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) celebrated 18 May Museums Day this year, which will be held for the 42nd time in museums this year, will be “Museums, Sustainability and Welfare”.

The “Museums Day”, which will be celebrated with various events in Turkey, will be spread throughout the week with different organizations in museums across the country.

Under the auspices of UNESCO and ICOM, all museums affiliated to the Ministry will be free of charge until 23.00 within the scope of the "European Night of Museums" event, which will be celebrated for the 19th time in Europe and for the 18th time by its owners.