Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki

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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. To visit Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki and other attractions in Thessaloniki, use our Thessaloniki tour itinerary planner .
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  • This museum is a great example of how to present ancient relics within the context of the story of the city. Of course, having the interpretations in English and Greek helped, but the ways that these ...  more »
  • This Archaelogical Museum of Thessaloniki is really one of the best ever been. Each room is so interesting.Wonderful show of gold , old candels, medals,  more »
  • Staff. Wonderful setting and design of the exhibits with very good written narrative.
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  • Remarkable collection of diverse artifacts referring to first establishments on the land of current Thessaloniki before the city was founded and how it was developed since 315 B.C. Rich detailed information on Hellenistic period, Roman empire presence , Ottoman influence and how these affected the area around and in Thessaloniki. Ladies will enjoy seeing jewellery and perfume containers. On the ground floor there's an exhibition of figurines and some educational programs' videos. Moreover,there are a few displays of tech and archaeological research marriage where one can play games on Greek gods and heroes.
  • Great. Should visit. Next door to Byzantine museum which was amazing. You can buy combined ticket to visit both museums and white tower for 15euro.
  • A beautiful museum in the heart of Thessaloniki. Definitely a must if you are interested in the history Macedonia. Very well organised exhibitions through several historical periods.
  • We loved our experience here. It was a good option for a rainy day and with plenty of history to see. My son loved seeing the skeletons and looking at the figurines outside.
  • Amazingly rich collection, while simple and pedagogical. There are a lot of interactive situations, and covers quite a long timespan. The coin exhibit is a must. Pair greatly with the Byzantine museum.
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