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Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki

Closed Now: 10:00 - 15:00, 17:00 - 20:00
Open today: 10:00 - 15:00, 17:00 - 20:00
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unique museum

very good job in a big city with great past.Keep doing and improving your place keep the history... read more

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Paleokastritsa, Greece
A MUST for Everyone

No matter your religion, this museum is a must see. It is a moving history lesson. I found the... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
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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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Agiou Mina 13, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

very good job in a big city with great past.Keep doing and improving your place keep the history alive .

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank marilenacomplex
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

No matter your religion, this museum is a must see. It is a moving history lesson. I found the museum to be educational and inspiring. The layout is very good as it tells the story of the Jewish people of Thessaloniki in chronological order. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 4 December 2018

The museum is a double story building, there is an entrance fee. The history of Jewish settlement in chronological order and shows the contribution that was made and quite sad as the onset of World War II brought many changes. I feel one must see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lizgorgeous
Reviewed 17 November 2018

I have been to many Jewish museums all over the world-and this one is particularly well laid out-well maintained VERY interesting and has an audio guide that is free and works very well-go see it!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rotem6
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Thessaloniki had a vibrant majority Jewish population for the last few centuries of Ottoman rule which ended in 1912. Tragically, almost nothing remains. This museum briefly documents the history of Thessalonikean Jews. Given the monstrous events, loss of life, and sheer material destruction of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stefanos K
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I discovered at the museum that Florentin, my favorite neighborhood in Tel Aviv, was named after David Florentin, a journalist from Thessaloniki! Who knew?

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank SheilaGogol
Reviewed 19 October 2018

its a small museum near the sea and it has two floors most of the story of the jews is on the top floor

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nadav M
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Taking into consideration that the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki for many years was a majority of the local population this was a little disappointing. It is however worth visiting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ove S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Very important museum well displayed explanations and photos of the large Jewish community in Saloniki and Greece over the centuries.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kls42
Reviewed 21 September 2018

the museum is not so interesting. A bit disappointed to see the small historical museum dedicated to a huge part of the city population which was perished durring 2nd ww. it is giving some information but not enough for such a major situation. The opening...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dan b
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17 May 2015|
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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
Doris G
18 March 2015|
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Response from Aris k |
no, for sure! the cheapest and fastest way is the train!