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Reviewed 1 week ago

The displays were very interesting and diverse. We spent over an hour there, just absorbing everything. It definitely should be on your must see list.

Thank crosswycke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot to see here in this large multilevel museum. A discount is only given to holders of EU passports so I had to pay full price. Each room had 1-2 security staff watching us. After a while this becomes uncomfortable and I...More

Thank JanleeCanberra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The new and modern museum is absolutely packed with incredible artefacts, icons and relics. It’s brilliantly laid out, really great explanatory notes everywhere and cleverly designed to lead you through the different ages of the Byzantine period. My son and I loved this museum and...More

Thank Sim0nMcC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well organized and presented, a journey through history illuminated with objects from the obscure to the magnificent. The restaurant is also lovely.

Thank DiDC09
Reviewed June 11, 2018

This is definitely the most interesting museum in town. All the history of christianity in one building.If you are interested in this and the byzantine era this museum with answer all your expectations

Thank Marc J
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Air Conditioned! So felt great! Very clean. Very well done. Amazing artifacts arranged in a way that gave you a good feel of this era in a good chronological layout. Teenagers who like history loved it and got good pictures because everything wasn't behind glass.

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

The Museum was one of our "must stop" places on our recent visit and we weren't disappointed - there were lots of well constructed exhibits with easy to understand explanations (without too much explanation, which can often be the case!) and we felt we were...More

Thank PRFluffy
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Identical as any other Byzantine museum; icons status etc but if you like those kind of religious history you will enjoy it. For me it was ok. Sometimes interesting.

Thank HA12014
Reviewed May 24, 2018

I spent a couple hours here. The greatest disappointment was that the bookstore was closed due to staffing issues. Really interesting exhibits as you wind your way up the building. They tell the history of Byzantium and the area. Final exhibits on religious icons were...More

Thank minn_traveler612
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Really enjoyed our visit here, one of the best museums i have visited. Well presented exhibits and tells a story throughout. If you visit one museum in Thessaloniki make it this one. The staff were friendly and the man in the ticket office was very...More

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