Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki

4.5
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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  • As a New Yorker, I have access to world class museums. I was blown away by the Byzantine Museum. There are about eleven rooms painstakingly laid out with info in Greek and English. The rooms are fille...  more »
  • An inspiring museum that gives the visitor a fantastic insight into the life of all epochs of the Byzantine Empire - in architecture, everyday life, administration, religion and economy. Very well designed, chronologically structured and with English descriptions of the exhibits. Also lovers of historical icons get their money's worth and there is a fine restaurant with a very nice terrace.
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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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