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Address: Odos Manoli Andronikou 6, Thessaloniki, Greece
Phone Number: 031/830-538
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The best museum of Greece

This is definitely the best museum of Greece, far better than the new Acropolis museum. Plenty of items, many halls, you need at least 2 hours to visit it. A must see for Athens... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed today
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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59 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is definitely the best museum of Greece, far better than the new Acropolis museum. Plenty of items, many halls, you need at least 2 hours to visit it. A must see for Athens, do not miss it.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

basic info and data for the rise of Macedonians and most, a brief, though, complete outlook on the advanced lifestyle and standards of living of Greek - Macedonian society, giving historic proof for the fair continuation of Athenian and Spartan civilazations and practices (as more popular in visitors) / TRY to VISIT "Bergina" the "celebrated" tumb of Filippos (Alexander's father):... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to understand more of the stories, the history. We Did not get that here,,only descriptions of artifacts.

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Izmir, Turkey
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63 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although I am familiar with archaeological sites and museums from Turkey, this museum has a lot of interesting pieces. It has divided to seven parts and you may find a lot of information. Easy to transport ( located near shore), attractive for everyone. The admission fee is 3 Euro for students and it's totally worth it. You could spend the... More 

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Tucson AZ
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188 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good museum, but they have combined ancient artifacts with modern art, and we do not think it is a good combination. The modern pieces really detract from the ancient artifacts.

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Brisbane, Australia
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627 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Archaeological Museum in November 2015 - had a really good experience and is worth the entrance fee. The museum has broad exhibits focusing on local history examining artwork, statues, pottery, etc. Plan to spend between 1-2 hours here, possibly more if you feel so inclined. Its a few levels high and there is a huge amount of content... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice place to visit and learn about history of Thessaloniki, ancient Greece and Alexander the Great. It has a large variety of exhibitions to see.

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

If it rains in Thessaloniki and you're into history, then you should visit this nice museum. It's only 4€, with the double you can also visit the museum of Byzantine culture nearby and this way you can find out more about the history of this town. Book about one hour to visit it all, it's not very big. It also... More 

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

travel through time ... stare at the treasures!! mecedonian golden treasures, a quick, well presented and very informative presentation of local history.

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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We visited the museum with the children. It is quite interesting and children friendly. However it would be advisable to have more activities for the children. Moreover it is difficult to go to the toilet with a baby.

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