Museum of Byzantine Culture

Top 1% of attractions in Thessaloniki
9 / 10

5 expert reviews

“ With modern museography, the Museum of Byzantine Culture presents a remarkable collection on Byzantine culture in Macedonia from the early Christian period to the post-Byzantine era.”

– Michelin Guide

Fodor's Fodor's
"The country's finest Byzantine art—priceless icons, frescoes, sculpted reliefs, jewelry, glasswork, manuscripts, pottery, and coins—is on exhibit here." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"One of the finest Greek museums outside of those in Athens itself, and arguably has the best collection of Byzantine artifacts in the country." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"The Museum of Byzantine Civilisation presents, with modern museography, a remarkable collection of art going from the early Christian period to the post-Byzantine era, from the 4C to 19C." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"This architectural masterpiece contains a collection of stunning frescoes, mosaics, icons and tombstones that evoke the transition from antiquity to Christianity." Full review