Panorama 1453 Museum of History About

Panorama 1453 Museum of History, established by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality in 2009, holds the title of ‘the world’s first full-panoramic museum’. As one of the most popular spots in Istanbul, the museum gives its visitors a chance to relive the conquest of Istanbul.


The morning of May 29, 1453 was immortalised by virtue of good efforts by the at Topkapı Culture Park, the area where the conquest was dreamt of, as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan supported the construction so that we set out on a journey through the history and remember the never-ending story of the city of Istanbul.

Panorama 1453 Museum of History was opened by on January 31, 2009 upon participation of the President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and Istanbul metropolitan Municipality gained the museum for our city. As it is situated across the city walls of Topkapı-Edirnekapı where the siege took place, Panorama 1453 Museum of History functions as the gateways that open up the city of Istanbul to the history, and is operated by Kültür AŞ.

As İBB Kültür AŞ, we freeze the historical moment through Panorama 1453 Museum of History, which will definitely shed light to our past and present, and bestow it as a gift to the future.

We hope that your enthusiasm for the conquest remains as fresh and permanent as is, and gives inspiration for the conqueror of the future…