The Istanbul Modern Library is open on the same days and hours as the museum and is closed on Mondays, on January 1, and on the first day of religious holidays.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
10.00 a.m - 6.00 pm
10.00 a.m - 8.00 p.m
Museum visitors are welcome to enter the library FOR FREE with a “Library Visitor Card”.
*Due to the installation of 15th Istanbul Biennial, our ground floor will be closed until September 15, 2017. Our collection exhibition "Artists in Their Time" on the main floor is still on view.
Thank you for your understanding.
Database and Internet Access
The Library’s computer terminals provide internet access to the websites of leading museums, galleries, art libraries and art institutions around the world.
The Library also provides DVDs and CDs of past film-related events held by the İstanbul Modern Cinema and of lectures relating to exhibitions.
In addition, visitors may consult the Directory of Arts & Museums of the World CD-ROM database, to obtain information about 49,000 museums and 143,000 artists, galleries and publishers from 202 countries.
The Museum Collection’s noncirculating materials are for in-Library use only, but a photocopying service (both black and white and full color) is available.
Library Conract Information
Tel: 0212 334 73 18
0212 334 73 68
Fax:0212 243 43 19