Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
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, structured thematically, represent all aspects of private and public life in antiquity.
6 M. Andronikou St.,
T +3O 231O 83O 538
Museum of Byzantine Culture
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.
2 Leoforos Stratou Ave.
T +3O 2313 3O6 4OO
State Museum of Contemporary Art
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.
21 Kolokotroni St., Moni Lazariston, Stavroupoli, Thessaloniki
T +3O 231O 589 141
Contemporary Art Centre of Thessaloniki
The Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki (9A) www.cact.gr 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.
Warehouse B1, at the Thessaloniki port
T +3O 231O 589 143
Macedonian Museum Of Contemporary Art
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.
154 Egnatia St., 54636
T +3O 231O 24O OO2
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.
159A Ag. Demetriou,
T +3O 231O 247 111,+3O 231O 991 613
Municipal Gallery οf Thessaloniki
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.
18O Vas. Olgas Ave.
T +3O 231O 427 555
Folklife & Ethnological Museum Of Macedonia-Thace
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.
68 Vas. Olgas Ave.
T +3O 231O 889 84O
Thessaloniki Cinema Museum-Cinematheque
The Thessaloniki Cinema Museum Cinematheque, 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 Cinematheque are hosted at the “Takis Kanellopoulos” hall. The Museum also houses the largest cinema library in Greece, with 6.500 titles.
Port Warehouse A,
T +3O 231O 5O8 398
Foundation Of The Museum for the Macedonian Struggle
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.
23 Proxenou Koromila St., 54622
T +3O 231O 229 778
NOESIS –Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum
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.
6th km Thessaloniki – Thermi Rd
T +3O 231O 483 OOO
Thessaloniki Olympic Museum
‘’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.
Agiou Dimitriou & 3rd Septemvriou
T +3O 231O 96 85 31-2 / 231O 96 8635
Railway Museum Of Thessaloniki
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 material.
7B N. Monastiriou St. – Military Station,
T +3O 231O 599 134
Museum of Photography
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.
Warehouse A’, 1st floor, Port of Thessaloniki, 3, Navarchou Votsi str.,
T +3O 231O 566 716
National Bank Of Greece Cultural Foundation
MIET publishes books of high aesthetics and content while its’ Cultural Centres in Thessaloniki and Athens organise archival, historical and visual-art exhibitions and events. It is hosted (along with the Greek Literary and Historical Archive, ELIA-MIET) in the Villa Kapandji, historical building of the eclecticism.
Villa Kapantzi Bookstore & Gallery
1O8 Vas. Olgas Ave. 11 Tsimiski St., 54624
T +3O 231O 295 17O, +3O 231O 295 149 T +3O 231O 288 O36
Jewish Museum οf Thessaloniki
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.
13 Aghiou Mina St.
T +3O 231O 25O 4O6
House of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
The founder of the modern Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Ataturk 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 “Ataturk’s House”.
151 Agiou Dimitriou St.
T +3O 231O 965 O7O
Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum
The History of Pharmacy in Greece 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.
Ethnikis Antistaseos 173-175, Foinikas
T +3O 2319 471 176