Thessaloniki Museums

#1

Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

The modern house of Ancient Macedonia, the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki has so many interesting exhibits. Not to be missed.

#2

Museum of the Macedonian Struggle

As the Ottoman Empire was slowly collapsing, competing nations strived to capture pieces of Macedonia. The Museum of the Macedonian Struggle tells their story.

A fighter jet pilot on the screen of the simulator room and seats thrusting forward.
photo: NOESIS / CC BY-SA 3.0
#3

Noesis Science Museum

A fun place with tons of educational experiences. Science exhibitions, a dome screen room, a cosmotheater, a simulator, and a planetarium. Anything else?

A guy's head that look like it's cut appears in a plate on a table.
photo: tiqets
#4

Museum of Illusions Thessaloniki

The Museum of Illusions of Thessaloniki uses geometry and illusions to create scenes for unforgettable pictures that you want to share on social media.

#5

War Museum of Thessaloniki

In the last century, Thessaloniki went through two world wars, two Balkan wars, and civil strife. Learn more in the War Museum of Thessaloniki.

#6

MOMus - Thessaloniki Museum of Photography

House of many impressive exhibitions on topics as diverse as COVID's impact on city life, identity in psychology, and urban landscape.

#7

Museum of Byzantine Culture

Probably the biggest Byzantine museum in the world, it hosts a difficult-to-find and complete exhibition of the Eastern Roman Empire through time.

#8

Thessaloniki Olympic Museum

The Thessaloniki Olympic Museum is an exposé on Olympic Games with exceptional educational programs. A rare-to-find place. Don't miss it.

#9

MOMus - Museum of Contemporary Art

A great contemporary art collection with pieces from Greece and beyond. If you are a contemporary art fan, this place is for you.

#10

Atatürk Museum

The Father of modern Turkey, Kemal Atatürk, was born in this traditional house which is today a museum and the Turkish Consulate of Thessaloniki.

A brick-built building with black steel pillars and an old water pump part in the front.
photo: EYATH
#11

Water Museum EYATH S.A.

In the Water Enterprise's Museum, you explore Thessaloniki's centuries-old water supply system. Interesting to gain an understanding how cities work.

An old train control building with tiled roof in the open-air train park of the Thessaloniki Railway Museum.
photo: K. Krallis
#12

Thessaloniki Railway Museum

An open-air museum for train enthusiasts and trainspotters provided by people that worked in and love trains. Old locomotives and train network development.

#13

Thessaloniki History Center

Thessaloniki History Center is a public library that every now and then hosts exhibitions. Unfortunately, nothing is in English.

#14

Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki

This extraordinary museum narrates the story of Thessaloniki's Jewish community and demonstrates, like no other, the city's multicultural character.

#15

Folk & Ethnological Museum of Macedonia - Thrace

In the Folk and Ethnological Museum of Macedonia and Thrace, you roam around everyday life items from the past. It hosts temporary exhibitions too.

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