Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki

4.5
Must see · History Museum · Museum
Preserving the Byzantine heritage of the region, Museum of Byzantine Culture provides insight into the cultural influences on Greece. The galleries are filled with gold-plated religious artifacts representing the Orthodox roots that continue to play an important role in Greek traditions. Almost 3,000 artifacts date from the early Christian period to after the Ottoman Empire. The museum also hosts temporary exhibits in the large galleries, such as the displays showcasing ancient documents or modern photography. Visit the attraction's website for a list of exhibits or to see a schedule of classes available as part of the educational program. See Museum of Byzantine Culture and all Thessaloniki has to offer by arranging your trip with our Thessaloniki itinerary planning app.
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  • I’m not a huge museum fan but this one was well laid out and interesting. Mind you with so few visitors you tend to get followed around by the staff as you explore each room. Definitely worth a visit.  more »
  • Find the museum next the the larger civic centre. Well presented artefacts giving a great feel for the local area.  more »
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  • Excellent museum. Great; interesting exhibits, effectively presented
  • Beautiful, a lot of artefacts. It felt a little bizarre that the guardians were all the time with eyes on you like you did something wrong. But the exposition is magnificent, totally recommend if you are a history fan.

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