Administrative Information

Official Unit:
Museum of Byzantine Culture

2 Stratou Avenue, Ô.Ę. 54013, Thessaloniki (Prefecture of Thessaloniki)

Telephone: +30 2313 306400
Fax: +30 2313 306402

Visit the museum web site

Full: €8, Reduced: €4
1st November - 31st March Ticket: 4 euros
Special ticket package: Full: €15, Reduced: €-
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Museum of Byzantine Culture, White Tower, Rotonda Main ticket: 15 euros Duration: 3 days
Free admission days
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
28 October
Free admission for:
For information about free and reduced admission to Greek State Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Museums please press here

Monday – Sunday 09.00-16.00

1 January: closed
25 March: closed
Good Friday: 12:00 - 17:00
Holy Saturday: 08:00 - 15:00
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
  Amenities for the physically challenged
The Museum is accessible for people with dissabilities.
Moreover, For the blind people and people with limited vision we have a leaflet in Braille script (Greek-English), a special shaped outdoor exhibition with marmor artifacts and a program of audio-haptic guided tour through the Museum’s permanent exhibition titled “Touch and be acquainted with Byzantium” in three languages (English, German, Russian) and in Greek. Moreover we provide a special brochure for the escort. All these are free of charge by the use of entrance ticket.
With a city bus
From the east towards the centre of the city
Lines 7, 10, 11, 12, 31, 58
Bus stop “Stratigio” – Museum of Byzantine Culture
Line 8
Bus stop Museum of Byzantine Culture
Lines 3, 5, 6, 33, 39, 78
Bus stop City Hall

From the centre of the city towards the Museum
Lines 3, 10, 11, 12, 31, 39
Bus stop “Stratigio” – Museum of Byzantine Culture
Line 3
Bus stop Museum of Byzantine Culture

With the car
The Museum is located downtown and there is no free space for parking. The closest parking area is inside the basement of the City Hall. For buses, which carry groups of tourists or pupils, there is the possibility of parking the vehicle in front of the entrance of the Museum, 2, Stratou Avenue.

With the bicycle
There is a parking place for bicycles and motorcycles in front of the entrance of the Museum, 2, Stratou Avenue.
The Museum has a shop, which belongs to the Archaeological Resources Fund. The visitor can buy there publications related to cultural, archaeological and historical subjects, books on art, books for children, replicas of archaeological objects, which are dated from the antiquity until the post-byzantine period, modern makings inspired from the Museum’s exhibits, clothing, jewelry, several gifts, toys, posters and postcards e.a. The Archaeological Resources Fund manages the income from the tickets and the vendor items, since the Museum belongs to the State.
See also
Other museums in the same prefecture
Ahmet Kapanji Mansion- Thessaloniki's National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation
Archaeological Museum of Ancient (Roman) Forum, Thessaloniki
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
Casa Bianca Mansion - Municipal Gallery
Crypt of Agios Demetrios, Thessaloniki
Cultural Venue of Islahane, Former School of Arts and Crafts Hamidie
Folk Art and Ethnological Museum of Macedonia and Thrace
Jako Modiano Mansion- Folklife & Ethnological Museum of Macedonia and Thrace
Jewish History Centre of Thessaloniki
Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki