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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  • Nice Museum with extensive exhibition! However, a quite stamina requires to look at all 11 rooms. Our children (11 and 13) were bravely and were rewarded in the Museum Cafe with excellent pancakes :)
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  • Wonderful early Christian & Byzantine relics well displayed. Helped provide a context for the remainder of our trip through northern Greece, Albania, & Macedonia. Well worth the time.  more »
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  • A really interesting and enjoyable museum. Really worthwhile for the emphasis on daily life rather than religious art.
  • A must see in order to understand the Byzantine culture as well as the transition from Roman to Byzantine or else to Eastern Roman Empire
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