10 January 2019



Either you are visitor or resident in Thessaloniki, below you can find a list with the main and most interesting museums in and out of the city that are worth to visit. For some of them, during the winter period (from 01/11 until 31/03), visitors are entitled with reduced entrance fee. Additionally, every Sunday from 01/11 until 31/03 you can visit the state museums free of charge. At this point, you may check below the free admission days (valid for the state museums):

6th of May: Melina Mercouri Day
18th of April: International Monuments Day
18th of May: International Museums Day
The last weekend of September: European Cultural Heritage Days
28th of October: National Holiday
Every Sunday from 1st of November until 31st of March

The free admission day on the 18th of May and on the last weekend of September, is valid for the majority of the museums (and for the private museums as well).

Archaeological Museum
Full fee: 8,00 € reduced: 4,00 € also valid from 01/11 until 31/01
Open hours: 08:00-20:00 daily| tel.: 2313 310301| Address: 6 Manoli Andronikou

Museum of Byzantine Culture
Full fee: 8,00 € reduced: 4,00 € also valid from 01/11 until 31/01
Open hours: 09:00-16:00 daily| tel.: 2313 306400| Address: 2 Stratou Avenue

White Tower
Full fee: 4,00 € reduced: 2,00 € also valid from 01/11 until 31/01
Open hours: 09:00-16:00 daily| tel.: 2310 267832

Folklife and Ethnological Museum of Macedonia-Thrace
Full fee: 2,00 € reduced: 1,00€
Open hours: Mon-Tue-Wed-Fri 09:00-21:00 and Sat 09:00-15:00| tel.: 2313 889840| Address: 68 Vasilissis Olgas

Rotunda
Full fee: 2,00 € reduced: 1,00 € also valid from 01/11 until 31/01
Open hours: Tue-Sun 09:00-15:45 daily| tel.: 2310 201868| Address: Agiou Georgiou Square

War Museum of Thessaloniki
Full fee: 4,00 € reduced: 2,00 €
Open hours: Mon 09:00-16:00, Tue-Sat 09:00-17:00, Sun 09:00-15:00|
tel.: 2310 249803| Address: 4 Grigoriou Lampraki (free admission day: on 25/03 & 21/11)

*The free admission days + every first Sunday of the month are valid for all the above

Municipal Art Gallery (Casa Bianca) – free admission
Open hours: Tue-Sat 10:00-16:00| tel.: 2310 427555| Address: 180 Vasilissis Olgas & Themistokli Sofouli

Yeni Cami free admission – free admission
Open hours: Tue-Fri 10:00-15:30, Sat 11:00-14:30| tel.: 2310 857978| Address: 30 Archaiologikou Mouseiou

Alaja Imaret – free admission
Open hours: Tue-Sat 11:00-17:30| tel.: 2310 278587| Address: 91-93 Kassandrou

State Museum of Contemporary Art
Full fee: 4,00 € reduced: 2,00 €
Open hours: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00, Thu 10:00-21:00| tel.: 2310 589143| Address: 21 Kolokotroni, Stavroupoli

Teloglion Fine Arts Foundation
Full fee: 5,00 € reduced: 2,50 €
Open hours: Tue-Fri 09:00-14:00, We 17:00-21:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-18:00|
tel.: 2310 247111| Address: 159A Agiou Dimitriou (private museum, free admission day on 18/05)

Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art
Full fee: 4,00 € reduced: 2,00 € (for special categories)
Open hours: Tue-Wed 10:00-18:00, Thu 10:00-22:00, Fri 10:00-19:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-18:00| tel.: 2310 240002| Address: 154 Egnatia (inside the International Helexpo)

Museum of the Macedonian Struggle
Full fee: 2,00 € reduced: 1,00 €
Open hours: Mon-Tue 09:00-14:00, Wen 09:00-20:00, Thu-Fri 09:00-14:00, Sat 10:00-14:00| tel.: 2310 229778| Address: 23 Proxenou Koromila

Noesis – Thessaloniki Science Center & Technology Museum
Full fee: 12,00 € reduced: 8,00 € (for the Planetarium, the museum and the 3D Giant Screen Cinema)
Open hours: Tue-Fri 09:00-15:00, Sat 13:00-21:00, Sun 11:00-19:00| tel.: 2310 483000| Address: 6o km Thessaloniki-Thermi
Tip: It’s better to visit Noesis during the weekend so that there is more flexibility on the areas as during week days the schedule is adjusted on school visits. Also, during week days only singe tickets (7€-5€) are available while on weekends you can find full-day tickets.

Museum of Photography
Full fee: 2,00 € reduced: 1,00 €
Open hours: Tue-Wed-Thu-Sat-Sun 11:00-19:00, Fri 11:00-22:00|
tel.: 2310 566716| Address: Warehouse A’, Port of Thessaloniki, 3 Navarchou Votsi (free admission days on 18/05 and on the last weekend of September)

Cinema Museum of Thessaloniki
Full fee: 2,00 € reduced: 1,00 €
Open hours: Mon-Wed 09:00-15:00, Thu 09:00-19:00, Fri 09:00-20:00|
tel.: 2310 508398| Address: Dock A’ of Warehouse A’, Port of Thessaloniki

Combined admission to:
Museum of Byzantine Culture, Archaeological Museum, White Tower and Roman Forum (or Agora) of Thessaloniki (archaeological site and museum), Galerian Complex – Apsidal Hall
Full fee: 15,00 € reduced: 8,00 € (valid for 3 days)

Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki
Full fee: 7,00 € (and 5,00 € until 31/03/19)
Open hours: Mon-Fri 09:00-14:00, Wed 09:00-14:00 and 17:00-20:00, Sun 10:00-14:00| tel.: 2310 250406| Address: 11 Agiou Mina (free admission days on 18/05 and on the last weekend of September)

Finally, you may see below some museums out of the city, only a short distance away:

Museum of Royal Tombs of Aigai –Vergina, Archaeological Museum of Veria, Byzantine Museum of Veria (combined ticket)
Full fee: 14,00 € reduced: 7,00 € also valid from 01/11 until 31/03
Open hours: Tue-Sun 09:00-17:00

Archaeological Site and Museum of Pella
Full fee: 8,00 € reduced: 4,00 € also valid from 01/11 until 31/03
Open hours: Tue-Sun 09:00-16:00

Archaeological Site and Museum of Dion
Full fee: 8,00 € reduced: 4,00 € also valid from 01/11 until 31/03
Open hours: Tue-Sun 09:00-15:30

*The free admission days + every first Sunday of the month are valid for all the above

Byzantine Museum of Veria
General admission: 2,00 €
Open hours: Tue-Sun 09:00-17:00

Archaeological Museum of Veria
Full fee: 2,00 € reduced: 1,00 € also valid from 01/11 until 31/03
Open hours: Tue-Sun 09:00-17:00