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Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki

Agiou Mina 13, Thessaloniki, Greece
+30 231 025 0406
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very good work

The place shows an excellent historic view of the Jewish collectivity in the city including the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kfar Saba, Israel
You can not say you know Thessaloniki and its past without paying a visit to this museum

small but impressive museum telling the story of the Jews of Thessaloniki, The Jews played major... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ran F
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Agiou Mina 13, Thessaloniki, Greece
+30 231 025 0406
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Reviewed yesterday

The place shows an excellent historic view of the Jewish collectivity in the city including the shoa times

Thank RickSchleifer
Reviewed 5 days ago

small but impressive museum telling the story of the Jews of Thessaloniki, The Jews played major roll throughout Thessaloniki history and were once majority group in the city. The museum describes very well the history till the horrifying extermination of the Thessalonikian Jews by the...More

Thank Ran F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located on Agiou Mina, off El. Venizelou Ave. this impressive, classical museum, dedicated to the destroyed Jewish communities of Northern Greece, is a comprehensive record of the widespread and active segment of Greek Jewry, one of the first victims of the Nazi depredations throughout the...More

Thank eilonglen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the museum thought provoking in view of the tragedy of the Jews of Saloniki, who were the majority of the people of the city at one point, and yet, 97% were killed in Auschwitz. I found the headstones of graves particularly interesting.

Thank rahelgershuni
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A place worth a visit for those interested in the history of jewish people and history of the town. A lot of unfortunate destanies and emotions in a small but nicely organized space. At the end I was trying to imagine how the town would...More

Thank Bojan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

a little building , trying to tell a great sad tale... very moving and informative. a must in order to be aware to the tragedy happened to the jews during ww2, loaded on trains taking them to death camps. about 45,000 people, proud residents of...More

Thank ViviTelAviv
Reviewed 19 April 2017

One can categorize the visit to this museum the same manner one does the others. Above all it's the extreme will to survive which stands as the major issue and all the connections that the Jews of Salonica bring to all of us independently of...More

Thank 262sasha
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This excellent museum traces the history of the Jews from the time they arrived in Thessaloniki from Spain until the present. The once vibrant Jewish life in Thessaloniki was totally wiped out by the Nazis in 1943 when tens of thousands of Jews were rounded...More

1  Thank Shar1805
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent museum. Well laid out, informative, interesting and very moving - especially regarding the Holocaust and the situation after the war. The monument with all the names of the thousands who were murdered is simple and yet shocking as you can see whole families wiped...More

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This museum situated on the first floor of a pretty building chronicles the history of Jews from the time they arrived from Spain until the present day. It was fascinating to learn of the large numbers of the community and their prominent place in the...More

2  Thank Lawnturtle
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Hi, I will be on a cruise and would like to visit the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki. Would you be able to advise me on how to get there via public transportation? Thank you.
17 May 2015|
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
Is there a ferry to Tthessaloniki frm Athens?
18 March 2015|
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Response from The_Ianis |
The Airplane is 15.67€ per route
Μαρία Χ
ποιες μερες και ωρες λειτουργιας
25 January 2017|
Response from The_Ianis |
Jmth.gr has the schedule