Guided Tours Sponsored by Koç Holding

The guided tour programme of the 16th Istanbul Biennial allows visitors to see the exhibitions in the company of specialists, trained by the museologist and lecturer Mine Küçük with the valuable contribution of Koç Holding.

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Guided tours last for about an hour and are conducted by students majoring in Art History or Fine Art. Guided tours enable visitors to get a closer look at the artworks, to learn about the exhibition and its conceptual framework, and to inquire further about the works and the artists.

Tours will be held regularly at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Istanbul Museum of Painting & Sculpture and Pera Museum daily except Mondays at 11.00, 14.00 and 16.00; and on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 11.00 and 15.00 in Büyükada. Departure point for tours in Büyükada is Anadolu Club.

On the first Monday following the opening (16 September), guided tours will proceed on scheduled times. Pera Museum opens at 12.00 on Sundays, therefore guided tours at 11.00 will not be organised. An additional guided tour at 20.00 will take place on Fridays when the museum is open until 22.00.

There are three ticket categories which let you visit one, two or all venues with guided tours. If you would like to participate in a guided tour with twenty or more people, you can take advantage of group discount tickets. For VIP tour requests for you or your guests, or if your group exceeds twenty people, you can make a reservation for a guided tour at a time and date of your choosing by contacting İKSV via rehberlitur@iksv.org or +90 (212) 334 08 30.

Categories and Fares

  • Single venue (full fare) 40 TL
  • Single venue (student discount) 15 TL
  • Single venue group (full fare, per person) 30 TL
  • Single venue group (student discount, per person) 10 TL
  • Two venues (full fare) 75 TL
  • Two venues (student discount) 25 TL
  • All venues (full fare) 110 TL
  • All venues (student discount) 40 TL

Guided tour tickets can be purchased at the Biennial venues, İKSV Box Office (Sadi Konuralp Caddesi No: 5, Şişhane, Beyoğlu) or via Biletix with a service fee (biletix.com).

Stroller Mornings

Stroller tours are offered to parents and caregivers who would like to visit the Biennial with their infants. Stroller tours take place every Wednesday at 10.00 at the Pera Museum with no admission fee thanks to the contributions of the Bernard van Leer Foundation.

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