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Museum of Byzantine Culture

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Address: Stratou 2, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
Phone Number: 30 2310 868 570
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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A must place to visit

Very well arranged museum covering the early Byzantine era. Gives an idea about how the city is important for visiting from this point of view. Plan your visit during the first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well arranged museum covering the early Byzantine era. Gives an idea about how the city is important for visiting from this point of view. Plan your visit during the first days so that you can visit the actual places

Thank mina976
Espinho, Portugal
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65 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the museum to get a better understanding of the byzantine culture origin, birth, history and connection with greece, bu inside the museum i really went out understanding the same.. Expected a couple maps and videos along with the religious and pottery artifacts

Thank PedroReis81
Thessaloniki, Greece
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Think we wer museumed out at this point, but we flew through this. Would have appreciated it more with more English. Having said that, it is laid out very nicely and the displays are presented well.

Thank lorif0
Thessaloniki, Greece
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best museums in Thessaloniki. Byzantine Culture is presented in a very interesting and visually well structured way. It also has an architectural interest as a museum. Don't forget to visit the cafe as it is a hidden treasure!

Thank KalaMaraki P
Izmir, Turkey
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64 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's located next to Archaeological museum. Admission price is 4 euro for adults. Great chance for Byzantine culture lovers. It's not the surely place to be seen in Thessaloniki.

Thank canbengisu
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended to go and see this museum. It was very nice museum with lots of different things to see, what made our visit even more special is that we got to see it for free as it happen to be the day when all museums were free of charge. The outside sitting area for the restaurant bit was... More 

Thank Hella20
Bucharest, Romania
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

If you're in this beautiful town and by chance you have a rainy day, then you should visit this museum. The price for the ticket is 4€, and for the double you can also visit the nearby Archeological museum. You will find a nice collection of Byzantine art and historical artifacts. Kind of boring if you are not really into... More 

Thank CiprianBujor
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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145 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Beautiful collection, beautiful museum. Affordable, friendly. Everything you could want, including some extraordinary icons.

Thank TheUnnamable
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

This museum is a walk-though of the Byzantine era of the region, it covers every aspect of the time and will leave you better informed about this part of history.

Thank Michael T
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

As it was November it was not very busy which was good. A good mix of history relating to Thessaloniki. A very good layout. Has many beautiful frescoes, mosaics, icons that have come from early Christian tombs. Lots of everyday objects too. Very glad we went.

Thank Alison C

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