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Deepen your knowledge of Greek history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, which houses a vast collection of artifacts unearthed in Macedonia. Visit the ground-floor galleries to see sculptures created between the Archaic and the Roman periods. As you explore this section of the museum, you can also examine ritual objects from ancient cemeteries and reconstructions of facades found on Macedonian tombs. Leave time for the museum's star attraction, a large wing dedicated to the Macedonian use of gold. The permanent exhibit features ancient jewelry, ceremonial vessels, and coins. Check the website for opening hours, tickets, and downloadable booklets. To visit Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki and other attractions in Thessaloniki, use our Thessaloniki tour itinerary planner .
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki Reviews
Arkeoloji Müzesi gerçekten iyiydi. Yakın civarda ki mezarlardan çıkan özellikle de mücevferler nefes kesici. Esteteğinin oldukça geliştiği anlaşılıyor. more »The Archaeological Museum was really good. The ones that come out of nearby graves, especially the mujahideen, are breathtaking. It seems that the aesthetics have improved considerably.
I planned to visit Pella and Vergina but wanted more context so that I could better understand this amazing part of the world. The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki is just the place to get that i... more »
Nice museum, we spent about 2 hours here which was more than enough time to see everything. They have joint ticket for 15 euro for multiple sites in the city including the Byzantine museum and White Tower. They also have free lockers which are convenient if you have a bag or backpack.
Even better than the Byzantine museum next door, this is a great place to wander around if to get a brief lesson in the archaeological history of the area. It’s worth getting the multi entry ticket that allows access to four museums over three days.
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