It was built in 1865 by the Minister of Education Saffet Pasha in Neo-classical style and was used in the services of Maarif-i Umumiye Supervision and Istanbul Darülfün. At the time when Darülfünun served (in 1875), the International Painting Exhibition was opened here. II. It was used as a censorship building during the reign of Abdülhamit. In 1908, it was transferred to Şehremaneti (Istanbul Municipality). Various departments of the Municipality served in this building from 1908 to 1983. Mayor's term in 1983, and Abdullah Caterpillars (Turkey) Journalists Association Board of Directors (Nezihe Demirkent period) has agreed to serve as Press Museum at the end of their talks together. It was restored between 1984-1988 and put into service on May 9, 1988.