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Museum of Byzantine Culture

2 Leoforos Stratou, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
+30 231 086 8570
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2 Leoforos Stratou, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
+30 231 086 8570
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Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant of the museum is just amazing. A very classy place to have diner, the food is delicious. I recommande the mushrooms risotto, it's awesome! And the service is very professional and the welcoming really warm.

Thank M'Ihss A
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited this museum as part of a group tour in September. We spent 2 hours there and you need at least that much time to see everything properly. The museum boasts a wonderful collection and it's easily laid out. There aren't really any stairs...More

Thank mmexis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were excited about this museum but it was the one place in Greece where we were confronted with rude staff. Reception staff spoke no English and when we lined up at the bag check ignored us for ages. When we finally managed to get...More

Thank ThomasKeith
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful building with outstanding collection. It brings to life what it was like during this period and how similar people are even now. It showed make up and hair braided styles similar to now ! It uses grave archeology to show artefacts that people had...More

Thank Bluerobin59
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Beautiful building with a diverse collection of Byzantine art. The place was spacious. You need at least a couple of hours to see everything. You may buy a 15 Euro ticket that lasts for three days and gives you entry into the Archeological museum and...More

Thank Rallitsa
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A not so hidden jewl of the town, the museum consist of exhibits from the byzantine era to modern times. Weather you are religious or not, it's worth visiting. It may not be as popular as other points of interest, but there was no queue...More

Thank Anestis C
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Another must see museum in Thessaloniki. Great space, impressive rooms and lots of information about the times between 300 and 1400 ac Recommend the visit, first go to the archeological museum then come here. There is a continuity. There is also a combined ticket offered...More

Thank hal4242
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The museum has been relatively recently opened and has a small but excellent collection of Byzantine artifacts. The later icons (post-15th century), while good, are perhaps less interesting than the tombs from the 5th and 6th centuries, and the salvaged architectural materials, illuminated manuscripts and...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Very interesting artefacts, excellent architecture, and a very nice restaurant with a patio. Very recommended.

Thank ab1351
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

A magnificent museum building housing a wonderful collection. As far as possible collection items are displayed in the open, notably the ceramics. It must have wonderful air conditioning plant. Periodic views to the outside provide relief so that one does not get exhausted. The rooms...More

Thank Jeavons B
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