The best museums in Thessaloniki in 2022

These are the top 10 best museums in Thessaloniki, Greece, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Thessaloniki:

  1. Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki1

    Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

    Thessaloniki
    The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki is a history museum in Thessaloniki that is housed in a building that is example of the modern architectural trends of Greece, designed by architect Patroklos Karantinos. The museum holds objects from the Prehistoric, Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roma
  2. Museum of Byzantine Culture2

    Museum of Byzantine Culture

    Thessaloniki
    The Museum of Byzantine Culture is a history museum in Thessaloniki with a collection of objects from the 2nd to the 20th century, mostly consisting of coins, seals and small artifacts, but also sculptures and icons, all from Thessaloniki and Macedonia, from churches, private houses and cemeteries.
  3. War Museum of Thessaloniki3

    War Museum of Thessaloniki

    Thessaloniki
    The War Museum of Thessaloniki is a military museum in Thessaloniki that is housed in the building designed by architect Vitaliano Poselli, built between 1900 and 1902. The War Museum of Thessaloniki illustrates the Hellenic race throughout history and contributes to the documentation of the history
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  5. Noesis - Science Center and Technology Museum4

    Noesis - Science Center and Technology Museum

    Thessaloniki
  6. Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki5

    Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki

    Thessaloniki
    The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki is a museum that is devoted to the history of Sephardic Jews and Jewish life in Thessaloniki. The museum holds monumental stones and inscriptions that were found in the great Jewish necropolis east of the city walls along with photographs that show the cemetery and
  7. Museum of the Macedonian Struggle6

    Museum of the Macedonian Struggle

    Thessaloniki
    The Museum for the Macedonian Struggle is a history museum in Thessaloniki housed in a neo-classical building designed by architect Ernst Ziller and built in 1893. The museum is devoted to the Greek and Balkan history of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It presents the local history and cultu
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  9. Thessaloniki Cinema Museum7

    Thessaloniki Cinema Museum

    Thessaloniki
    The Thessaloniki Cinema Museum is a museum in Thessaloniki that is devoted to Greece’s Cinema development. The museum researches and documents material in relation to the art of cinematography. The museum features a collection of displays not exclusively related to cinema that unravels as a film com
  10. Museum of Photography Thessaloniki8

    Museum of Photography Thessaloniki

    Thessaloniki
    The Museum of Photography Thessaloniki is the only museum dedicated to the art of photography in Greece and is housed in Warehouse A on the First Pier of the Port of Thessaloniki. The collections that the Museum of Photography Thessaloniki holds consist of more than 100,000 photographic objects, cov
  11. Folklife and Ethnological Museum of Macedonia - Thrace9

    Folklife and Ethnological Museum of Macedonia - Thrace

    Thessaloniki
    The Folklife and Ethnological Museum of Macedonia - Thrace is a museum in Thessaloniki that is devoted to the traditional culture of recent times in the region northern Greece. The museum records the evidence of the past, by which the pre-modern man faced the basic life needs and organized his socia
  12. Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art10

    Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art

    Thessaloniki
    The Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art is a contemporary art museum in Thessaloniki with a collection of over 2,000 works by Greek and international artists. The core of the collection is the donation by Alexandros Iolas of 30 works by international artists. The museum is housed in a specially mo

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