War Museum of Thessaloniki
The museum is a department of the War Museum of Athens. It’s gates opened to the public in the year 2000.
The history of the building, though, began in 1902 when its construction was concluded, based of blueprints from the Italian architect Vitalliano Posseli. Nowadays, it hosts in its exhibitions more than 10.000 relics composing the modern history of Greece.
Starting with the pre-evolution years and ending with the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, in 1974, visitors have the opportunity to relive the Greek War of Independence, the Balkan Wars as well as the two World Wars. In this historical frame visitors also have the opportunity to interact with exhibits belonging to different nations that took part in all the eras whether as enemies or allies of the Greek Armed Forces.
photos of the museum by www.warmuseumthessaloniki.com
SUMMER OPENING Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 - 19:00, Sunday: 9:00 - 17:00, Monday: 11:00 - 16:00
WINTER OPENING Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 - 17:00, Sunday: 9:00 - 15:00, Monday: 11:00 - 16:00
CLOSED January 1st, Great & Holy Friday, G.&H. Sunday, Sunday Easter, Easter Monday, May 1st, December 25th, December 26th
Entrance fee: General Admission 4€, Reduced Admission 2€, Monday 2€