Museum of Photography

Warehouse A, 1st floor, Port Thessaloniki, Navarchou Votsi 3 str. 54624
T +30 2310 566 716
F +30 2310 566 717 /
Tu—Su 11.00—19.00
2.00 € 1.00 € 0.50 €

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.

Thessaloniki Museum's Map

A new and updated map of Thessaloniki's museums, donated by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

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Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum

Ethnikis Antistasews 173-175, Foinikas
T +30 2319 471 176
F +30 2310 471176
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Mo—Fr 08.00—14.00

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.

Teloglion Foundation

Ag. Dimitriou 159Α, 54636
T +30 2310 247 111, +30 2310 991 613
F +30 2310 991 610
Mo, Tu, Th, Fr 09.00—14.00
We 09.00—21.00
Sa—Su 10.00—18.00
1.5 € 2.5 € 5.00 €

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.

Railway Museum Of Thessaloniki

N. Monastiriou St. - Military Station 7Β , 56334
T +30 2310 599 134
F +30 2310 559 531
Sa-Su (by appointment only)
2.00 €

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 materia.

Thessaloniki Olympic Museum

Agiou Dimitriou & 3rd Septemvriou
T +30 2310 96 85 31-2 / 2310 96 8635
F +30 2310 96 87 26
Mo—Fr 9:00—19:00
Sa 10:00-16:00
Su 10:00-14:00

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.

NOESIS – Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum

6th km Thessaloniki-Thermi Rd, 57001 Thermi
T +30 2310 483 000
F +30 2310 483 020
Tu-Fr 09.00-14.30
Sa 13.00-21.00
Su 11.00-19.00
3.50 € - 7.00 €

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.

National Bank Of Greece Cultural Foundation

Vila Kapantzi, Vas. Olgas 108
T +30 2310 295 170, +30 2310 295 149
F +30 2310 295 276
Tu 09.00—16.00
We-Th 14.00-21.00
Fr-Sa-Su 10.00-18.00

The educational Foundation extends the fields of arts and sciences and is manifested by:

  • the continuous enrichment of the collection of works of art and exhibitions 
  • management of three major cultural centers in Athens, Thessaloniki and Patras the "File Cartography of Greek Area", the "History and Palaeographical File" and the standard "Paper Conservation Laboratory"
  • by organizing literary seminars and special courses of Greek palaeography
  • the management "Bequest in Memory of Katina Minoti Paxinou"

Foundation Of The Museum for the Macedonian Struggle

Proxenou Koromila St. 23, 54622
T +30 2310 229 778 F +30 2310 233 108
Mo-Fr O9.00-14.00
Sa 10.00-14.00
2.00 € 1.00 €

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.

Macedonian Museum Of Contemporary Art

Egnatia 154, 54636
T +30 2310 240 002
F +30 2310 281 567
Tu, Fr 10.00—18.00
We 10.00—22.00
Fr 10.00—19.00
Sa 10.00—18.00
Su 11.00—15.00
4.00 € 2.00 € 3.00 €

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.

Folklife & Ethnological Museum Of Macedonia-Thace

Vas. Olgas 68, 54642
T +30 2310 889 84O, +30 2310 889 855
F +30 2310 844 848
Mo-Tu-Fr 9.00-15.30
We 09.30—21.30
Sa-Su 09.00 - 15.30
2.00 €

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.

Contemporary Art Centre of Thessaloniki

Kolokotroni St. 21, Moni Lazariston, Stavroupoli ,Thessaloniki
T +30 2310 589 141, +30 2310 589 143
F +30 2310 600 123 /
3.00 € 1.50 € 1.00 €

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. The Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki (9A) 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.

Thessaloniki Cinema Museum-Cinemathèque

T +30 2310 508 390 F +30 2310 508 397
Mo-We 09:00-17:00
Thu-Fr 09:00-19:00, 17:00-20:00
Sa-Su 10:00-14:00
Weekdays 10:00-14:00
Sa-Su 10:00-14:00
2.00€ 1.00€

The Thessaloniki Cinema Museum-Cinémathèque, 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 Cinémathèque are hosted at the “Takis Kanellopoulos” hall. The Museum also houses the largest cinema library in Greece, with 6.500 titles.

House of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (Museum Atatürk)

Aghiou Dimitriou St. 151
T +30 2310 965 070 F +30 2310 965 084
Τρ—Κυ / 10:00-17:00

The founder of the modern Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Atatürk 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 “Atatürk’s House”.

Jewish Museum οf Thessaloniki

Aghiou Mina St. 13
T +30 2310 250 406 F +30 2310 250 407
Tu—Fr—Sυ / 11:00-14:00
We—Th / 11:00-14:00, 17:00-20:00

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.

Municipal Gallery οf Thessaloniki

Vas. Olgas 180
Τ +30 2310 427 555
Τρ-Κυ 10:00-18:00

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.

The Palace of Galerius

Navarinou Square
Τ +30 2310 221 266 F +30 2310 801 402

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.

Museum of Byzantine Culture

Leoforos Stratou 2,
Τ +30 2313 306 400 F +30 2310 838 597
Δε-Κυ 08:00-15:00
4.00 € 2.00 € 8.00 €

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.

Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

Μ. Andronikou St. 6, 54621
Τ +30 2310 830 538 F +30 2310 861 306
Mo 10:30-17:00
Tu-Su 08:00-15:00
6.00 € 8.00 € 4.00 € 3.00 €

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, structuredthematically, represent all aspects of privateand public life in antiquity.

The Ancient Roman Forum of Thessaloniki

Aristotelous Square
Τ +30 2310 221 266
Mo-Fr 08:00-15:00
Sa-Su 08:00-15:00

The ancient agora, was the administrative centre of Roman Thessaloniki. Constructionbegan at the end of the 2nd century A.D. on the side of an existing agora of the EarlyImperial period. A part of a Hellenistic bathhas been also excavated, interventions were carried out in the mid-third and early fourthcentury. The complex was organized around arectangular paved area. Three sides were lined with two-storey porticoes with a double rowof 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.

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