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Ataturk Museum

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A Must See Place

Comparing with the past, it doesn't have really satisfying objects and furniture any more but still... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
Gokcik96
nice museum

It is located behind the Turkish Consulate.It has three floors and a courtyard.The most impressive... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
maria v
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

Comparing with the past, it doesn't have really satisfying objects and furniture any more but still it is a place to visit in Thessaloniki especially for people from Turkiye.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

It is located behind the Turkish Consulate.It has three floors and a courtyard.The most impressive room on the 2nd floor is the one in which Kemal was born

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank maria v
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This museum is housed in a nice late 19th C traditional Turkish-architecture house in the lower part of Thessaloniki's atmospheric Upper Town. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's birthplace only contains a few personal belongings of his, but has many interesting pictures from his life and extensive descriptions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Stefanos K
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Definitely nothing special, but full of tourist. Visit if you have a time (minimum one hour) but not part of ,,must see'' place in Solun. Entry is free, but you must use a bell on door to embassy.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank martinj386
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

A beautifully put together exhibition about the life of an amazing man and the life he dedicated to the foundation of a modern, egalitarian secular state. I had never seen some of the photographs or the film clips before.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Walpy
Reviewed September 13, 2018

The Ataturk Museum is located inside the perimeter of the Turkish Consulate, therefore razor-wire fences, iron gates and police checks can deter you from visiting. It would be a pity to give up, though, because this is by far one of the most interesting places...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank LucioF_11
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Attended Thessalonika with my family from Australia specifically for this. As a Australian born Turk, my fathers family was part of the 500,000 Turks who participated in the compulsory exchange from Selanik (Thessalonika) to Turkey. At the same token 1.5 million Greeks left Turkey. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LindaArzu
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Ataturk must mean something to you if this place is to be meaningful. It is quite sentimental. The documents give a nice overview of Ataturk’s life.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

Ataturk was the founder of modern Turkey and a revered leader to all Turks. His birthplace, together with the consulate next door, was fortified like Fort Knox (Greece and Turkey do have a bit of history between them) and getting in was tricky - around...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

This is a little bit hard to find - it looks like it is closed but you have to go around the back and ring the buzzer for security to let you in. Well worth it to find out about the history of this very...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank K5802EYjohnk
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