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Byzantine museum in Thessaloniki

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Rating: 3.8 5
Rank: 3 About 21
Number of ratings: 1

Category: Museums
Address: 2 Stratou Avenue



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12/5/2008

Byzantine museum

Byzantine museum is situated at 2 Stratou Avenue, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece. It is open from 8:00 to 19:30 on all days except Monday. On Monday it operates from 13:00 to 19.30.

As its name implies, the museum features the permanent and temporary exhibitions of Byzantine arts and culture. These exhibitions are organized in several rooms, depicting the evolution of Byzantine culture.

There are over 2900 artifacts with a variety of objects such as mosaics, pottery, frescoes, icons, statues, paintings, Christian-burial items, personal ornaments, textiles and marble architectural members. There is a separate section of donated collections.

The ground floor of the museum contains partial reconstruction of 3 Byzantine chapels. The White Tower houses another permanent exhibition dedicated to the Thessaloniki city and its residents. From time to time, the museum also organizes temporary exhibitions.

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