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War Museum of Thessaloniki

Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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A place where history is revived

A place where history is revived in full length as everything shown is well preserved- you need to... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Kilkis, Greece
Displays good.

Character displays were very good. Plus some old tanks outside in nice gardens. 4 euro to enter and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Gary B
Arlesey, United Kingdom
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Being in the heart of the city’s urban environment and hosted in a historic building of the early 20th century, the War Museum of Thessaloniki has had active presence since the first year of its operation in 2000. It hosts nine permanent exhibitions...more
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4 Grigoriou Labraki, Thessaloniki 546 36, Greece
+30 231 024 9803
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

A place where history is revived in full length as everything shown is well preserved- you need to have a guide though! or at least be fully prepared beforehand- you need to do your homework in advance

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank apostolidougeorgia
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Character displays were very good. Plus some old tanks outside in nice gardens. 4 euro to enter and friendly staff.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 June 2018

The museum hosts a collection of greek Orders of chivalry and military medals, greek and balkan swords and weapons and military uniforms. the first floor is dedicated to various times of greek military history, greek allies and enemies. Finally, there is a special exhibition of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DimitrisG17
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Interesting exhibits telling the military history of northeastern Greece. Unfortunately a lot of the information was in Greek. In the basement there were exhibits on a female singer who was also a hero of WW2 (?). But I couldn't understand her impact. Also there was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank minn_traveler612
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

In the museum you can learn the History of Modern Greece, from 1821-1974. This museum must be visited from every history lover. I highly recommend it.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kypros2912
Reviewed 23 January 2018

An interesting museum that didn't know existed in Thessaloniki. It is nice but could be a little more interesting by being a little more organised and with more information. Still is a nice place to visit

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank mgbubu
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

If you're into military history, this is the place for you. I loved the paintings and the dioramas that depict the Greek Army's victories over the Turks and Italians over the last several hundred years. The display of old weaponry and vehicles is also fascinating.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank davidbagnall
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Well worth a visit if you are interested in WW1 or WW2. Has a lot of information on the history of Greece.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Madge47dotcom
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Fabulous way to spend a while. Not very large but packed with very interesting historical pieces from primarily WWII. Only 4 Euros entry is a worthy price to pay.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Very good display of weapons except several missing parts. MG34 without flash hider, G3 in horrible condition when Greece makes them there, English Sten gun in possession of German paratrooper. No air condition on upper floors makes it almost impossible to visit and spend time...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Prokopios Z
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