Museums

Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
The AMTH is considered one of the country’s most important museums. Museum collection includes findings from the area of Thessaloniki and the wider northern Greece.  The eight permanent exhibition units, structured thematically, represent all aspects of private and public life in antiquity.

6 M. Andronikou St.
T: 2310 830538

www.amth.gr

 

Museum of Byzantine Culture
The Museum of Byzantine Culture aims in presenting various aspects of life during the byzantine and post-byzantine periods: art, ideology, social structure and religion, as well as how historical changes and the political situation were affecting people’ s everyday life.  The Museum was awarded the Council of Europe Museum Prize for 2OO5.

2 Leoforos Stratou Ave.
T: 2313 306400

www.mbp.gr

 

State Museum of Contemporary Art
The museum organizes temporary contemporary art exhibitions along with exhibitions based on the George Costakis collection (artworks from the Russian Avan Garde period), in addition with exhibitions in rest of Greece and abroad.

21 Kolokotroni St., Moni Lazariston, Stavroupoli, Thessaloniki
Τ: 2310 589141

www.greekstatemuseum.com

 

Folklife & Ethnological Museum Of Macedonia - Thace
The F.E.M.M.-Th. researches, studies and exhibits the traditional culture of recent times in the region of northern Greece. The Museum’s collections comprise items of preindustrial and industrial era, artifacts which served man’s basic needs for food, housing and clothing, as well as items playing a part in social and spiritual life.

68 Vas. Olgas Ave.
T: 2310 889840

www.lemmth.gr

 

Contemporary Art Centre of Thessaloniki
The Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki is part of the SMCA, is housed at the Warehouse B1, at the Thessaloniki port area and hosts temporary exhibitions by the SMCA or its own productions.

Warehouse B1, Port of Thessaloniki
T: 2310 546683

www.cact.gr

 

Macedonian Museum Of Contemporary Art
The MMCA is a citizens’ initiative, unique in the history of the Greek contemporary arts field. Since the Museum was founded (1O78), its Collection, is constantly enriched through new donations by artists and significant collectors, such as Alexandros Iolas, Franz Geierhaas, Magda Kotzia, Alexandros Xydis and Dimitris Meimaroglou. The Museum’s specially designed educational programs make a significant contribution to initiating children into the world of contemporary art.

154 Egnatia St.
T: 2310 240002

www.mmca.org.gr

 

Thessaloniki Cinema Museum - Cinematheque
The Thessaloniki Cinema Museum-Cinematheque, part of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, presents a modern view on the history of Greek cinema from the first experimental efforts in the early 2Oth century up to modern film productions. The screenings of the Thessaloniki Cinematheque are hosted at the “Takis Kanellopoulos” hall. The Museum also houses the largest cinema library in Greece, with 6.500 titles.

Port of Thessaloniki - Warehouse A'
Τ: 2310 508398

www.cinemuseum.gr

 

Foundation Of The Museum for the Macedonian Struggle
The Museum graphically illustrates the modern and contemporary history of Hellenic Macedonia (19th - 2Oth century), i.e. the social, economic, political and military developments that shaped the historical physiognomy of Hellenism in the region. This approach enables the visitor to form a global understanding of the area; not only of the irregular fighting but also of everyday life in a rapidly changing society, agonizing to balance between tradition and modernity.

23 Proxenou Koromila St.
T: 2310 229778

www.imma.edu.gr

 

Municipal Gallery οf Thessaloniki
The Municipal Gallery houses the greatest collection of Thessaloniki’s artists, representing 3generations from 1968 to present day with around 3OOO works of cultural, historical and aesthetic importance. Central to exhibition and on view, are the collections of N. Gyzis and the Byzantine and post byzantine icons dated from 14th up to 19th century.

18O Vas. Olgas Ave.
T: 2310 427555

www.thessaloniki.gr

 

Thessaloniki Olympic Museum
The Olympic Museum, unique in Greece, was founded in 1998, initially as Sports Museum. Ιs member of the ICOM (International Council of Museums), the ISHA (International Sports Heritage Association) and a founding member of the worldwide ‘’Olympic Museums Network’’, supported by the I.O.C.  In its permanent exhibition, the Olympic Museum presents the history of the modern Olympic Games, while, in the meantime, it organizes various thematic temporary exhibitions.

Agiou Dimitriou & 3rd Septemvriou
Τηλέφωνο: 2310 968531

www.olympicmuseum-thessaloniki.org

 

Teloglion Foundation
Teloglion Foundation, since its establishment in 1972, thanks to the donation of Nestor and Aliki Telloglou, is not only a museum, but a place where multiple cultural events take place. The main Collection consists of paintings, sculptures and engraving works of famous Greek and European artists of the 19th-20th century, and important artworks related to different cultures.  The Foundation’s organizes important educational programs on an annual basis.

159A Ag. Demetriou St.
T: 2310 247111

www.teloglion.gr

 

Railway Museum of Thessaloniki
The railway museum of thessaloniki has been in operation since 2OO1, located at the military station’s building, built in 1891 by the italian architect, pierro arrigoni. It hosts numerous and rare railway exhibits such as original vehicles, restaurant and sleepwagon from the orient express, locomotives, wagons, uniforms, telegraphs, tools and archival material.

7B N. Monastiriou St. - Military Station
T: 2310 599134

www.sfsth.gr

 

NOESIS – Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum
NOESIS is a non-profit cultural foundation that promotes innovation and technology culture. The visitor may watch digital shows at the Planetarium, the Giant Screen Cinema and the Motion Simulator and visit the Technology Museum. Moreover it holds temporary exhibitions, educational programs and various cultural events.

6th km Thessaloniki - Thermi Rd
T: 2310 483000

www.noesis.edu.gr

 

Museum of Photography
The Museum of Photography is the only state-run museum dedicated solely to photography, aiming to approach all different usages of the photographich medium. Its activities are realized on a
local, national and international level. Its collections and its archives include more than 100.000 photographic objects.  The Museum organizes the international photography festival of PhotoBiennale.

Warehouse A’, Port of Thessaloniki
T: +3O 231O 566 716

www.photomuseum.gr

 

The Ancient Roman Forum of Thessaloniki
The ancient agora, was the administrative centre of Roman Thessaloniki. Construction began at the end of the 2nd century A.D. on the side of an existing agora of the Early Imperial period.
A part of a Hellenistic bath has been also excavated, interventions were carried out in the mid-third and early fourth century.  The complex was organized around a rectangular paved area. Three sides were lined with two-storey porticoes with a double row of Corinthian columns giving access to public spaces, in the fifth century it was abandoned, the city’s administrative functions were transferred to Galerius’s palace complex.

Aristotelous Square
T:+30 2310 221 266

 

National Bank Of Greece Cultural Foundation
MIET publishes books of high aesthetics and content while its’ Cultural Centres in Thessaloniki and Athens organise archival, historical and visual-art exhibitions and events.
It is hosted (along with the Greek Literary and Historical Archive, ELIA-MIET) in the Villa Kapandji, historical building of the eclecticism.

Villa Kapantzi, 1O8 Vas. Olgas Ave.
T: +30 2310 295 170

www.miet.gr

 

The Palace of Galerius
The palace in Thessaloniki of the Roman Caesar Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximanus (25O-311 A.D.) is one of most important monuments of late antiquity. The construction of this large building complex degan at the end of the 3rd-beginning of the 4th century A.D., when due to its strategic geographical position the city of Thessaloniki was the official seat of the eastern part of the Roman Empire for two chronological periods (229-3O3 and 3O8-311 A.D.). According to historical sources important emperors of the 4th century A.D. stayed in this palace, Theodosius I being among them.

Navarinou square
T:+30 2310 221 266

 

Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum
The History of Pharmacy in Greece, as well as the Science of Pharmacology, presented through the display of pharmaceutical instruments, objects, tools, books, recipes, ingredients, forms, botanies and drugs. Is the only Pharmaceutical Museum in Greece.

Ethnikis Antistaseos 173-175, Foinikas
T:+30 2319 471 176

www.fsth.gr/farmakeutMouseio.htm

 

Jewish Museum οf Thessaloniki
The Museum displays photographs and artifacts concerning the history of the Jewish presence in Thessaloniki since the foundation of the city and up to the 2nd WW.  The Museum library is a documentation centre on the history, the traditions and customs and the language of the Sephardic Jews.

13 Aghiou Mina St.
Τ: +30 2310 250 406

www.jmth.gr

 

House of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (Museum Ataturk)
The founder of the modern Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was born in 1881 in this historical house. He spent his childhood and part of his youth here. In this house, between 19O7-1911 he planned an independent, free country. This historical house presented as a gift from Greece to Turkey in 1937. In November 1Oth 1953 it opened its doors to visits as “Ataturk’s House”.

151 Agiou Dimitriou St.
T: +30 2310 965 070

 

 SOURCEwww.thessaloniki.gr