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The Naval Museum is one of the most eminent naval museum in Turkey. In terms of the richness of its collections, it is one of the preminent museums in the World. The museum, a component of Turkish naval forces, is the first naval museum in Turkey. The collection of the museum consists of approximately 20.000 objects. The main exhibition building has three floors and covers a total of 20.000 square meters. The museum serves its visitors according to the new museology concept with 4 main galleries, 2 exhibition rooms, kid’s room, cinevision, auditorium, 2 art galleries and 2 foyers.
The museum is located on the Bosphorus shore close to the Beşiktaş bus station and ferry dock. Outside, dolmuşes (minibuses) run up to Taksim Meydanı (Taksim Sq) and to Harbiye, where Turkey's major military museum, the Military Museum, is located. The Ottoman military band known as the Mehter performs there most days between 3pm and 4pm.
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