Looking out towards Mount Olympus, Thessaloniki is the 2nd largest metropolis in Greece. Today a major commercial port and business hub of SE Europe, a university town and a cultural destination in its own right, it is thriving centre for international conferences, film and art festivals as well as sporting events. Walk around the city, visit its museums, and discover its rich history and culture.
One of the largest in Greece, this museum invites visitors to discover its unique collection of ancient artefacts as well as its rich cultural activities.
Housed in an award-winning building, the museum presents various aspects of art and culture in the Byzantine era and beyond.
The museum’s permanent collection comprises 2000 works by Greek and foreign artists, while its exhibitions attract the visitor’s interest throughout the year.
The aim of the museum is to collect documents and heirlooms which were not destroyed during the Holocaust, in remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust and to encourage research on the continuous presence of the Jews in Thessaloniki over more than 2000 years.
This historic house is the birthplace of the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who was born here in 1881.
The Science Center and Technology Museum “Noesis” promotes Technology Culture and informs the public of the latest developments in Science and Technology. Equipped with up-to-date audiovisual and translation systems, the foundation houses a Digital Planetarium, a Cosmotheater, a Cafe and Restaurant with an excellent view to the city.
The MOMus-Museum of Photography of Thessaloniki has as its mission the study and the promotion of the art of photography and the aesthetic cultivation and the education of the general public with it, as well as with its past and modern currents.
MOMus-Museum of Modern Art-Costakis Collection is entrusted with the preservation, study and promotion of (mostly visual) modern art achievements, particularly those connected to the internationally renowned Costakis Collection of Russian avant-garde art (1900-1930), as well as the works of Greek and international artists that represent the art movement of modernism.
MOMus-Museum of Contemporary Art is charged contemporary art and the study of art movements in Greece and abroad through the preservation and promotion of its achievements, mostly in the visual arts.