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Museum of Byzantine Culture

2 Leoforos Stratou, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
+30 231 0868570
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2 Leoforos Stratou, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
+30 231 0868570
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this museum very much. Very interesting to learn more about the Byzantine. Lots to read and see. Was a great museum choice.

Thank Zoe O
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The Museum of Byzantine Culture in Thessaloniki, Greece is located a few minutes walking distance from the seaside. It closes at 2000 hours. Go there with a good two hours to spare because there is a whole lot of interesting artifacts from centuries past in...More

Thank samah_rafiq_
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Beautiful modern museum containing many items relating to the history of the region - paintings, old coins and many architectural pieces. All items are impressively displayed and being here with a group, the benefit of a guided tour made the experience even better!

Thank 2Travell2
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Byzantine history is not well enough known at least by North Americans, and it is fascinating. The museum and its exhibits were an easy pleasure to navigate. As well as extending my understanding of fortified cities such as Mystras and Thessaloniki, it also provided an...More

Thank LeniVancouver
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

This museum's collection tells the tale of Byzantyne culture and society changing and the development of Christian religion. There are many artefacts (mosaics, vases, icons, remnants of tempe buildings), but to really experience the museum a guided tour is essential and worthwhile! Their explanations help...More

Thank Bas C
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This museum is very well setup, the rooms are numbered in order of time period which makes it really easy to follow. There are a good number of exhibits and information which aren't overwhelming.

Thank WeirInTheWorld
Reviewed 6 June 2016

These are immense treasures! I was so impressed! We have got the combo ticket with the other attractions and we didn't have to see all in one day!

Thank Liana K
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

This museum has a bit of everything of the era which represents and achieves to presented them in a very interested way. Also, it often hosts special exhibitions. Its cafe bar can be stand as an oasis of coolness and calmness at a busy center....More

Thank Peri_Kourakli
Reviewed 2 June 2016

If you like museums, this one coupled with the nearby Archaeology Museum will not disappoint. The collection is well curated and there is easy to read signage.

Thank Lorne N
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We just loved learning about Byzantine Culture. My young son was thrilled every time he saw jewelry and coins. We all were amazed by the mosaics and finery. Definitely a must-do in Thessaloniki.

Thank Jennifer L
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