Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki

(4.6/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
Deepen your knowledge of Greek history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, which houses a vast collection of artifacts unearthed in Macedonia. Visit the ground-floor galleries to see sculptures created between the Archaic and the Roman periods. As you explore this section of the museum, you can also examine ritual objects from ancient cemeteries and reconstructions of facades found on Macedonian tombs. Leave time for the museum's star attraction, a large wing dedicated to the Macedonian use of gold. The permanent exhibit features ancient jewelry, ceremonial vessels, and coins. Check the website for opening hours, tickets, and downloadable booklets. Using our world travel planner, Thessaloniki attractions like Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • with the encouragement of my friend we visited, I am not at all, instead I sat almost 2 hours
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  • Very good Museum which presents the entire course of the city. Amazing Cafe. Presents remarkable temporary exhibitions.
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  • If you remember the story of ancient Greece only 5 tutorial class, be sure to visit the archaeological museum.
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  • Excellent collection - especially the "Gold of Macedonia" part was absolutely stunning... Liked the extensive descriptions, which helped to get a better impression of Macedonia's past...
  • The museum staff watch you like hawks. Massively over staffed. They are all really bored and love to pounce on you the moment you step out of line. Even if you so much as walk in the wrong direction. They never stop gawking at you like idiots.
  • Great overview of the city's and region's history. Very didactic exhibition. There is a combined ticket together with the Byzantine museum next door and the white tower that could be interesting of you are really into history and art. When it is really hot outside, the museum's air conditioning makes it a great option to cool down.
  • Great museum. Reasonable admission for 8 €. If you plan to stay in Thessaloniki for a few days buy the 15€ one, so you can visit tje archaeological the Byzantine and the White tower. After the visit there is also a coffee place outside the museum.
  • I had visited this in the '80s. Well, it should still be the most important museum of the city. A must-visit place for tourists.