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Museum of Byzantine Culture

2 Leoforos Stratou, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
+30 231 086 8570
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2 Leoforos Stratou, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
+30 231 086 8570
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Reviewed yesterday

This is perhaps the finest museum that I have visited. It is laid out in a series of rooms depicting mosaics, frescoes, coins, glasswork, sculptures, a vast number of architectural pieces. All exhibits are described in English. The building has been built purposely to hold...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mostly: religious art, clay skulptures, tombs. Good location, close to many other museums and landmarks. Needs maybe something extra to really explain the meaning of the icons to the people who don't know much of the pictured saints or stories they represent.

Thank Hanna M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Probably the best Museum in the city. Modern and well organised, guided tour recommended unless you know the subject. Gives you the feeling of the past Glory of the Empire. Many precious objects on display, including home ware, jeweller, many icons of great value.

Thank IgorOdessa2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

To tell the truth, I loved this museum firstly from the outside, and loved it even more from its inside! The exhibits are nice, but the way they are displayed and the structure of the building itself both contribute to a very atmospheric and almost...More

Thank valhope
Reviewed 1 week ago

the museum was interesting for me. there was a lot of pictures and draws and object with their own story.

Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great building which showcases the different eras of the Byzantines. Beautifully laid out, very well explained - one of the best small museums I have seen.

Thank Ermie2
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful buiding with many selections, many econs, photographs, easily read explanation for the excibition items, nice cafe in the garden.

Thank zoechriso
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many smaller or bigger treasures hidden inside. Very very nice lighting and atmosphere complementing the Greek/Byzantine history. One of the city's cultural highlights.

Thank I- M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have seldom been in a museum with such a natural flow and structure. It was enjoyable to take a stroll around all the exhibits and understand the history of the byzantine culture. Make sure you come here with the combined 15€ ticket which also...More

Thank sophiadunning
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I and my family had a very great time in the museum by saw an ancient drawing for holy family and the saints and old coins i feel very happy at the atmosphere

Thank Batool S
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