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Museum of Byzantine Culture

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love museums that invest in the everyday life of the era they represent and this one does it perfectly. Also the building itself is amazing. Strongly suggest it, plus you can combine it with the archeological museum that's right next to it

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic museum, but I wish I had known that the closing time during winter is 4pm. The exhibitions are elaborate and the explanations in English abundant. A reason to return!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have longed to see a Byzantine Museum and this was a great chance to see things that cannot be found anywhere’s else. There is also a section on post-Byzantine art that shows how the Orthodox Church was influenced.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NKonutgan
Reviewed 16 December 2018

A few days ago I visited the Museum of Byzantine Culture of Thessaloniki, which is a museum of a special character. The museum exhibits objects from the Early Byzantine to the Post Byzantine period. It is a well-organized museum that exhibits were organized according to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

I want to make a critique of the Museum of Byzantine culture in Thessaloniki. I visited the museum in October. The museum of Byzantine civilization exhibits in chronological periods the Byzantine culture of Greece in an extraordinary way. Initially, the museum has eleven halls with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

We visited the museum for a second time and we found it very well organised and very analytical to those who want to study this reriod of the greek history.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

It is a very small museum with very few interesting pieces unless you are interested in orthodox religious paintings. There are many much more interesting Byzantine museums in northern Greece.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

This is the crown jewel of Thessaloniki museums, even if only by a few notches over the city's Archaeological Museum. In its long history, Thessaloniki has been a Byzantine city more than anything else (over 1,000 years). In conjunction with visits to the city's many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stefanos K
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The museum if very good with a nice atmosphere and good exhibits a bit small compared to other European museums but it's pretty interesting without being boring or tiring you. You need about one and half to two hours to see it and then you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Great museum, good infrastructure, interesting exhibits which add to the interesting history of the city of Thessaloniki

Date of experience: October 2018
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