The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki is one of the largest museums in Greece and the central museum of northern Greece. All visitors are welcome to experience its unique collections of ancient artefacts as well as its rich and extrovert cultural activities.

Changes in exhibitions

The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki informs you that, from 3 to 30 December 2018, part of the permanent exhibition "The Gold of Macedon" (from the entrance to the showcase 41) will remain closed, due to technical reasons.

Exhibit of the month

Pyxis in form of a sea shell (scallop)

Sea shell replica (ancient Greek ὄστρειον, Latin Pecten jacobaeus) of the scallop family (Pectinidae).

Πυξίδα σε σχήμα θαλασσινού κτενοειδούς οστράκου Τέλη 5ου - αρχές 4ου αι. π.Χ.