Abstract


Museology in Ottoman State
The second half of XIX th century in Ottoman State, museum and museology as an institution changed over time and developed the concept of museum as came up to present. As in many modernization activities, European experts has an important role in Ottoman State museum organization. It’s clearly seems that museology break with two parts in Ottoman State: Foreign Executives and Turkish Executives Periods. Althought contributions of foreign experts common tought is that the golden ages of museology starts with Turkish experts.

Keywords
Ottoman Empire, museology, Dethier, Osman Hamdi Bey.