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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  • One of the best museums I have ever been to-it helped we were the only people there so no need to rush around.Its vast-I think 11 rooms.Lots to see.Well thought out.A Must if you enjoy museums & art.  more »
  • Sunny days at the Museum of Byzantine Culture... Not only lots to see inside the building but outside, too! Beautiful building + gardens!  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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