The History Museum of Alexandroupolis is situated in the city center very close to the town hall. The museum expands to 700 square meters and has four levels. Each level includes artifacts with chronological order and to a certain extent, they are divided into smaller exhibitions of the museum.
What are the exhibits of the History Museum of Alexandroupolis?
The displayed items of Alexandroupolis Museum are clearly divided into different halls.
- The basement, for example, stores the archives and the library of the museum.
- The ground floor is used for periodic exhibitions and events hosted by the museum.
- On the intermediate floor, someone can find the collection of Eleni Filippides which is dedicated to the costumes, the activities, and the nomadic culture of Sarakatsani people.
- Finally, the first floor includes a permanent exhibition that deals with the history of Alexandroupoli city.
The city museum adopts a modern museological approach using interactive media, projectors, photographic and other representation material in order to describe and transmit the historical context. Apart from the permanent exhibitions, a series of temporary exhibitions lectures, book presentations, and other cultural events transform the museum into a cultural landmark for the local community and not only.