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Hagia Sophia Museum: Admission + Audio Guide

Plunge into heritage and history at the Hagia Sophia History Museum

Hagia Sophia Mosque
Open today: 09:00 - 19:00
Hagia Sophia History Museum
Open today: 08:00 - 19:00
Audio guide: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish
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Skip-the-line Admission to Hagia Sophia History Museum
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Admission to Hagia Sophia Mosque
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  • Dive into a world of history, culture, and art at an internationally renowned landmark in the heart of Istanbul
  • Take an interactive journey through the museum, revealing the depth of ancient history and culture in Turkey
  • Experience the awe-inspiring grandeur of Hagia Sophia's majestic dome, one of Istanbul's most sacred sites

Get ready for a thrilling time-travel adventure at the Hagia Sophia History Museum! Enjoy the museum's advanced visuals, superior sound systems, and innovative screen technologies that come together to form a time capsule, transporting you to Hagia Sophia's prime time.

Before you visit the Mosque, visit the museum to learn all about its history. The virtual experience occupies two floors of the building. Here, you'll get a full overview of the Hagia Sophia and its history.

Next, visit the lower floors and dive headfirst into the riveting chronicles of history, unearthing a hidden cache of artifacts and relics from this sacred site.

  • Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance
  • Audio guide: Headphones included, duration: 45 minutes
  • Please note there are sudden light changes, dark environments, fast image transitions, and loud sounds in the exhibition areas
  • Wearing soled shoes is recommended to avoid slipping/ falling due to the original steps of the historic building
  • Food and drinks are not allowed inside the museum
  • Museum’s cafe and shop areas are open until 19:00
  • For the best experience, the start of the visit is done a small group at a time
Hagia Sophia Mosque
Sunday 09:00 - 19:00
Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 19:00
Hagia Sophia History Museum
Sunday 08:00 - 19:00
Monday 08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 19:00
Thursday 08:00 - 19:00
Friday 08:00 - 19:00
Saturday 08:00 - 19:00
Hagia Sophia History And Experience Museum
Binbirdirek Mah. At Meydanı Sok. No:10 Fatih, 34122, Istanbul
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  • Get a full refund if you select a refundable ticket during checkout and cancel until 23:59 the day before you visit.
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

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Terry
06 Apr 2024
Excellent
Lovely experience something not to be missed from start to finish a wealth of knowledge to try and understand how this realm existed a must do trip
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Anna,  Russia Russia
14 Feb 2024
Excellent
An absolute must visit before going to see the actual Hagia Sophia! Impressive visual projection that gives u a great context of what an impressive historical monument the Hagia Sophia is!
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Zoe,  Australia Australia
13 Apr 2024
Excellent
Unexpectedly excellent. Good to see before visiting Sophia Hagia . Modern visual sound experience. A little loud at times. Very well organised. Static displays reinforced multi media presentation....
Unexpectedly excellent. Good to see before visiting Sophia Hagia . Modern visual sound experience. A little loud at times. Very well organised. Static displays reinforced multi media presentation. Great toilet facilities which were appreciated.
Hagia Sophia History Museum

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