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Economic Independence Museum of Turkey Işbank

23/07/2019
Language: EN

Turkey Işbank, founded in 1924 by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, transformed its historic building in Ulus into a museum. The museum was named “Economic Independence Museum of  Turkey Işbank” within the framework of the vision of Atatürk, that military victories can only be sustained by economic victories.

The architect of the building, built in 1929, is Giulio Mongeri. The magnificent historic building which is among the landmarks of Ankara has been transformed into a modern museum. The museum opened on 2 May 2019.

The museum discusses the great steps of Turkey has taken towards economic independence since the foundation of the Republic. Photographs, documents, objects and films in the bank's collection on the history of economic independence are exhibited in the museum. Through the exhibitions visitors can obtain lots of information about changes and breakthroughs in the economy and the change in banking.  

Entries are free and there are also free guided tours for visiting groups.

Open:

Tuesday - Sunday

10:00-18:00

Address

Hacı Bayram, Çam Sok. No: 3, 06050 Altındağ/Ankara

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A picture from the museum

 

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A picture from the museum

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A picture from the museum
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