Rahmi M. Koç Museum

The Istanbul Rahmi M. Koç is located on the north bank of the Horn in the Hasköy district of Istanbul in Beyoğlu. It is located on three separate parts of a total of about 28,000 square meters: Mustafa V. Koç Building / Lengerhane Building, Shipyard, Open Air Area. The ’s collection generally consists of communication and transport objects, which are very fine examples of industrial archaeology.

Mustafa V. Koç Building:
Lengerhane is the first building of the . In 1991 the building was bought and restored by the Foundation for Museology and Culture Rahmi M. Koç. After careful restoration, the building was extended with an underground gallery, and in December 1994 the opened its doors to visitors.

This old Ottoman anchor house was founded during the reign of Sultan Ahmet the Third (1703-1730) on the basis of a 12th century Byzantine building and is now considered a trace of the second stage. “Lenger” means “anchor and chain”, “Hane” means “house”.



In 2016 the building was renamed after Mustafa V. Koç in a family ceremony.

Hasköy Shipyard:
Due to the lack of space for the presentation of the museum’s collections, the Hasköy shipyard in ruins was purchased in 1996. The shipyard was located in front of the museum on the banks of the Horn. This historic shipyard was founded in 1861 by the Ottoman Sea Line Company (Şirket-i Hayriye) for the maintenance and repair of their ships. 14 destroyed buildings surrounding three sides of the have been restored while maintaining their structure. Workbenches made of historic sledges and trains were put under working conditions and opened to visitors in the shipyard section of the museum in 2001.

Open Air Area:
This section is reserved for large and durable objects such as submarines, ferries, air planes and impressive floating skis.



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Hasköy Cd. No:5 D:No:5, 34445 Beyoğlu
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