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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 2 days 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 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum of Byzantine Culture does not attract as many visitors as the Archaeological Museum nearby, and that is shame! In it, one can get a good sense of Thessaloniki's history, its place within the Byzantine empire, and detailed information about specific aspects of byzantine...More

Thank Olympia B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is extremely nice and well done. Everything is labeled in English and Greek so easy to know what each item is. Many fine examples of icons, mosaics, tombs, etc. Loved that even the fire extinguishers were labeled in mosaic signage.

Thank Hoodone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walk along the waterfront in Thessaloniki; enjoy the umbrella sculpture; stop by the famous White Tower, which often has exhibitions as well as the stairs to the top. Then visit the incredible new Museum of Byzantine Culture, with marvelous icons and a well organized directional...More

Thank karenorville
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great museum. It recounts the history of the Byzantine Empire. The exhibits are very interesting and it is very easy to navigate. The descriptions of the exhibits are well written and in general the museum is very visitor-friendly. The building itself is...More

Thank ilGrec0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The art, architectural, religious and historical background comes alive in this beautifully designed museum. The interior space is impressive, and further enhanced with its dramatic lighting . It's been divided up into galleries chronologically, which include extensive information related to historical background. Arrive before the...More

Thank gardeninggurl
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I knew nothing about this museum - was just filling in a rainy afternoon but it was outstanding. It's not particularly big but so much history and the exhibits are amazing. There are English descriptions to pretty much every exhibit which I found very helpful....More

Thank Barbara4107
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We were with a group touring this fabulous museum and so were on a schedule. So plan on going on your own if you can and take the time to really explore all the wonderful artifacts. We really loved it.

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I saw aspects of the history of Greece and Byzantium that I had never heard of before the visit and was very glad to have been there. In fact, I would have liked to stay longer and to just browse through the exhibits at a...More

Thank Bryan A
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