Museum Associations and Resources
A short listing of Museum- and Museology-related sites
General Science & Technology Museums
Some of our inspirations!
Museums and Sites related to specific departments in our Museum
Models and Toys
Links to the many companies that have supported the Rahmi M Koç
Assorted sites that we have found useful
Museum Associations and Resources
Ministry of Culture, Republic
Official web site of the body responsible for the Museum sector
in Turkey. Click on 'Archaeology' and then 'Museums' to see a list
of state and private museums in Turkey
The International Council
ICOM is dedicated to the development of museums and the museum profession,
and operates globally for the preservation of cultural heritage.
It is a worldwide network for museum professionals
The Museums Association
The Museums Association is the largest association representing
Museums and Galleries in Great Britain
The American Association
The national service organization representing the American museum
community, addressing the needs of museums to enhance their ability
to serve the public interest.
An interactive directory to museums' collections, providing links
to their educational, entertainment, archive and shopping features
The 24 Hour Museum
Gateway to over 2,500 UK museums, galleries and heritage attractions
Museum Computer Network
The Museum Computer Network is dedicated to fostering the cultural
aims of museums through the use of computer technologies. They maintain
a comprehensive museum listing on their 'links' page
Museum Marketplace Online
This guide introduces companies and consultants serving the museum
industry, indexed by product category, state and company name to
help find resources quickly and easily.
Through a comprehensive database, Cornucopia provides a complete
picture of all the collections in Museums across the United Kingdom.
General Science & Technology
The Science Museum
Britain's renowned Museum of Science and Technology
One of the world's greatest collections of science and technology
Chicago Museum of Science
A popular and pioneering museum, with good virtual tours of many
of its exhibits - including a German submarine from WWII
Manchester Museum of Science
An outstanding Museum covering the history of science and industry
in Manchester, centre of the Industrial Revolution
Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield
Opened in 1929 by Henry Ford, a museum where one can learn how one's
ancestors lived and worked in the past. Also includes much material
on the renowned inventor Thomas Alva Edison
The Imperial War Museum
The Imperial War Museum seeks to provide for, and to encourage,
the study and understanding of the history of modern war and 'war-time
Imperial War Museum North
A new and controversial museum, the Imperial War Museum North is
about people and how their lives are shaped by war.
National Motor Museum
A collection now comprising some 250 vehicles - from some of the
earliest examples of motoring to legendary World Record Breakers
like Bluebird and Golden Arrow.
Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum
This collection documents the technological and stylistic development
of the transportation industry, with a focus on early automobiles
created in Cleveland.
The most comprehensive online car specifications database in the
world, with over 9,000 car models covered to date
The Classic Car Attic
A valuable general classic car resource, with data on over 180 marques
and their associated clubs, and 12,000+ links
Motorbase is the place for all things classic car, with a huge encyclopaedia
of makes and models of car together with the latest news, classified
advertisements, and a club directory
The National Railway Museum
A portal for train-related resources worldwide, and European Museum
of the Year in 2001
Online since 1996 and continually adding more listings - one of
the oldest and largest railroad links directories on the web
Rail Image Archive (Eisanbahn
More than 1000 pictures and 2500 links, with a German emphasis
Comprehensive site dedicated to train simulation
The National Maritime Museum
The largest maritime museum in the world!
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Located in a former bonded warehouse, part of the historic Albert
Dock in Liverpool, the museum tells the story of one of the world's
greatest ports and the people who used it
The Royal Navy Submarine
Web site for HMS Alliance, and HMS Holland, the first British submarine
commissioned in 1901
The Fleet-Type Submarine
A web site containing full details of the US Fleet-Type submarines
of WW11 and later.
'Just about everything you've ever wanted to see and read about
the U.S. Naval Submarine Force - the 'Silent Service'
The history of Turkish submarines
Historic Naval Ships Association
An association of historic naval vessel keepers, set up to facilitate
the exchange of information and provide mutual support amongst those
who are working to maintain their ageing exhibits. The Rahmi M.
Koç Museum is a Member of this Association.
National Air and Space Museum
The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum maintains
the largest collection of historic air and spacecraft in the world
Turkey's leading aviation-related website. The DC-3 Hangar Amazingly
comprehensive site with everything you could want to know about
this classic aircraft, one of which is of course on display at the
Rahmi M Koç Museum
The DC-3 Hangar
Amazingly comprehensive site with everything you could want to know
about this classic aircraft, one of which is of course on display
at the Rahmi M Koç Museum
'The largest and most detailed civil aircraft information database
on the Internet'
Comprehensive site dedicated to flight simulation
Fly Away Simulation
Another wide-ranging site dealing with all aspects of flight simulation
The Association for Industrial
The AIA is the national organisation for people who share an interest
in Britain's industrial past. It brings together people who are
researching, recording, preserving and presenting the great variety
of the country's industrial heritage.
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Excellent site for those researching older personal computers
Models & Toys
Fine Art Models
'FINE ART MODELS produces museum-quality limited-edition scale models
that many feel are the finest available in the world today'
Art of the Tin Toy
Web site of Tin Toy expert and dealer David Pressland
Museum Education Bibliography
Compiled by the Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural
The Physics Games Museum
The 'Physics Games' Museum, founded by Prof. Dr. Demir İnan of the
Physics Engineering Department, Hacettepe University, Ankara.
Explore the principles of physics interactively, in this unique
university-based virtual museum.
Sadberk Hanim Museum
Our 'sister' museum, and an outstanding collection of archaeological
and art history objects form Turkey's past
Official web site of the Koç Group. Convenient starting point for
visiting our many sponsors and supporters - Beko, Arçelik, TOFAS,
Ford Otosan, Demirdöküm, and Aygaz to mention but a few...
Classic Car Club of Turkey
Web site of the only classic car club in Turkey, and close associate
of this Museum - sharing exhibits and co-operating on the organisation
'The Magazine for Connoisseurs of Turkey'. A beautifully produced
and erudite magazine, for 11 years Cornucopia has offered valuable
and entertaining insights on all aspects of the Turkish world. The
website gives a useful introduction to the magazine, as well as
providing some background information on Turkey
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The Science and Technology
A very well prepared Turkish magazine, dedicated to science and
technology. Moreover, if you want to read about creative projects
based on science and technology you may want to visit 'Techno Counter'