Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki is one of the largest museums in Greece and the central museum of northern Greece. Ιt has been housed in a building, designed by architect Patroklos Karantinos since 1962 and it has been designated as a listed monument of modern heritage, as it is one of the most representative examples of architectural modernism in Greece. Its collections include artifacts and assemblages from excavations conducted since 1912 by the Greek Antiquities Service throughout Macedonia. The museum also houses objects that used to be part of private collections and were later donated to it.

The Museum's exhibition proposal comprises of eight units, through which the visitors come in contact with the world of ancient Macedonia, its culture and its people:

1. Prehistoric Macedonia

2. Towards the Birth of Cities

3. Macedonia form the 7th c. BC until the late antiquity

4. Thessaloniki, Metropolis of Macedonia

5. The Gold of Macedon

6. Field, House, Garden, Grave

7. Memory in stone

8. Macedonia: from fragments to pixels

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SUMMER OPENING April 12 - November 11, 8:00 - 20:00 daily

WINTER OPENING November 12 - March 31, 9:00 - 16:00 daily

CLOSED 25 and 26 December, 1 January, 25 March, Easter Sunday, 1 May

Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. For more information and confirmation please call us on +30 2313 310201.

Groups can visit after confirmation via telephone

Entrance fee:

1st April - 31st October main ticket 8€, reduced ticket 4€

1st November - 31st March ticket 4€

Combined ticket Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Museum of Byzantine Culture, White Tower, Archaeological Site and Museum of Roman Agora, Galerian Complex-Arched Hall

main ticket 15€, reduced ticket 8€ (duration 3 days)

Address: 6, Manoli Andronikou St., P.O. Box 50619, 54013 Thessaloniki

Telephone: +30 2313 310201


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