Istanbul's Koç Museum becomes the choice of world travelers
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Koç Museum reflects the history of industrial and transport machines.Istanbul’s Çengelhan Museum and Rahmi Koç Museum have received “Travellers Choice 2013” awards from travel site TripAdvisor. The poll that was prepared was compiled from the impressions and comments of travelers’ themselves.
Among 90 must see places, the Çengelhan Rahmi Koç Museum listed 3rd, while the Rahmi Koç Museum ranked in the 9th spot among the “582 places to visit” list. The Rahmi Koç Museum is dedicated to the history of transport, industry and communications. A sister museum, but smaller in size, the Çengelhan Rahmi M. Koç Museum opened its doors to the residents of Ankara in 2005.
The Rahmi M. Koç Museum is the first major museum in Turkey dedicated to the history of Transport, Industry and Communications. Housed in magnificent buildings - themselves prime examples of industrial archaeology - on the shore of the historic Golden Horn, the collection contains thousands of items from gramophone needles to full size ships and aircraft. The Museum aims to use its collections and resources to inform, inspire apublic.