• VEKAM aims to introduce the Semahat and Nusret Arsel collection and The Ankara Orchard House to individual visitors.
  • Individual visitors do not need to get appointments.
  • In accordance with Koç University campus rules, security staff will record the identification information of individual visitors as they enter the garden.
  • The Ankara Orchard House can be visited on weekdays and Saturdays from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 13:30 to 17:00.
  • The Ankara Orchard House is closed on official and religious holidays, and Sundays.

Issues to consider as you plan your visit

Visitors can take photographs; however, these images cannot be used for commercial purposes. Individuals who wish to use these photographs in their academic work need to fill in the form available on VEKAM’s Library and Archives page, and to apply by email to the address specified below.

* Objects on display are not to be touched.

* The building can accommodate groups of 25 visitors at most.

* There are no cafeterias and no beverage services at the Ankara Orchard House.

* The sample publications at the Ankara Orchard House are not for sale. Visitors will only be given a complimentary copy of the VEKAM brochure.

* There is no health center and no medical services are available at the Ankara Orchard House.

* There is no gift shop in the Ankara Orchard House.

* No parking area is available for service buses and private vehicles in the Ankara Orchard House campus.