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Old Jewish history.

A small but informative museum with old grave stones and many pictures. Just a shame that no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gary B
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Arlesey, United Kingdom
Very interesting gives you a lot of knowledge regarding the Jewish life in Thessaloniki

Very interesting gives you a lot of knowledge regarding the Jewish life in Thessaloniki The museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joseph A
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The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki was founded to honor the rich and creative Sephardic heritage as it evolved in the city of Thessaloniki.On the ground level are monumental stones and inscriptions that were once found in the great Jewish necropolis...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A small but informative museum with old grave stones and many pictures. Just a shame that no photography is allowed.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting gives you a lot of knowledge regarding the Jewish life in Thessaloniki The museum is a bit small so when it is visited by groups gets a bit crowded

Thank Joseph A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history of the Jews of Salonica is terribly sad but important to know as most people only know the plight of the East European Jews.

Thank DeDe W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jewish population was 60% of the city when it fell to the Germans in WWII. Nearly all of them lost their lives and it forever changed the presence of the Jewish community in this city. It is a sad fact but I applaud the...More

Thank TravelingJo2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Show the history of jews in Thesaloniki. Dscribe their way of living, and their tragic end during the holocaust.

Thank oded s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Other reviews have detailed the absorbing content of this wonderful museum, which offers an excellent insight into both Thessonoki Jews and the Jewish way of life. The staff are very abrupt and unhelpful, they seek more interested in their phones. Just keep asking questions until...More

Thank WineFoodTravel500
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We learned a lot during our visit to the museum, The exhibits include valuable historical context, vivid descriptions (in English as well as Greek), and a focus on the real life of the Jewish community of Thessaloniki - not just its leaders or key events....More

Thank DLee13
Reviewed 13 May 2018

A poor memorandum to a great community that had a great history, culturally and socially, since many centuries. The museum capture mainly the story of the holocaust and a few generations before it but does not tell about important personalities and literary production that took...More

Thank rk6191
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The museum does a good job of telling the story of the once-thriving & large Jewish community of Thessaloniki. The terrible story of the holocaust period is moving and harrowing, and saw the 50,000+ community dwindle to a tiny fraction of that size.

Thank anonguest2013
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Learned a lot about the Jewish history in Thessaloniki (Saloniki) throughout the years, not only during the holocaust. strongly recommended.

Thank Yehuda M
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JLW05
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Response from Aris k |
the distance between the port and the museum is not more than 5 min on foot, so you neednt use public transport
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Doris G
18 March 2015|
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no, for sure! the cheapest and fastest way is the train!
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