Kadir Has University’s main building which was converted from Cibali Tobacco and Cigarette Factory by Kadir Has Foundation in 2002 has been granted the European Nostra Award in 2003 due to its extremely meticulous and comprehensive restoration and its contributions to the historical environment in which it is situated. The venue opened to the public as Rezan Has Museum when the ruins of a structure dating back to the Ottoman era and a Byzantine cistern found underneath this historical building following the completion of its restoration
Hosting genuine exhibitions and cultural activities since 2007 in the frame of its vigorous museum studies, Rezan Has Museum has become a museum site connecting the past to the future with its Ottoman structure dated back to 17th century and Byzantine cistern to 11th century. The Museum enriched its collection by acquiring documents and objects belonging to Cibali Tobacco and Cigarette Factory in 2009 along with its collection of archeological artifacts with nearly a history of 9,000 years.
Monday to Sunday 09.00-18.00
Holidays It will be closed during the first days of religious Islamic holidays as well as January 01.
Kadir Has University, Rezan Has Museum
Kadir Has Cad., Cibali
Tel: +90 0212 533 65 32
Fax: +90 0212 533 44 18