Find it

Istanbul Toy Museum

Ömer Paşa Cad, Dr Zeki Zeren Sok No 15, Göztepe (Kadıköy), İstanbul

Weekdays 9.30–18.00; Weekends 9.30–19.00. Entrance TL10 for adults, TL7 for children

By bus leaving from Kadikoy and get off at Göztepe: 10, 10B, 10S, 14Ç, 14 KS, 17, 17L, 19F, 19M, 19S, GZ1,GZ2, ER1, ER2


The poet Sunay Akın opened her truly astonishing toy museum in 2003. The old wooden house, now dwarfed like something in Alice in Wonderland by tall apartment blocks, is literally crammed to the rafters with toys new and old. Imaginative, fun, and deeply nostalgic, it is wonderful for big children and small! The museum has a good little café.


More Reading
Good places to stay
Buy the latest issue
Or, browse the back issues here
Issue 59, June 2019 Behind Closed Doors
£ 12.00



Cornucopia Digital Subscription

Cornucopia Online

Cornucopia has joined forces with the digital publishing platform Exact Editions to offer individual and institutional subscribers unlimited access to a searchable archive of fascinating back issues and every newly published issue. This brand new resource is available cross-platform on web, iOS and Android and offers a comprehensive search function, allowing the title’s cultural content to be delved into at the touch of a button.

Digital Subscription: £18.99 / 1 year

Subscribe now

Print subscribers automatically receive FREE access to the digital archive. If you are already a subscriber, please register at www.exacteditions.com/digital/cornucopia with your subscriber account number or contact subscriptions@cornucopia.net