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Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki

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Taking into consideration that the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki for many years was a majority... read more

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Ove S
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Jerusalem, Israel
A must to learn about the central part Jews played in Saloniki and Greece

Very important museum well displayed explanations and photos of the large Jewish community in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kls42
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Jerusalem, Israel
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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

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.

Thank Ove S
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank kls42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank dan b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were over 70,000 Jews in Thessaloniki in 1912, when the Greek Army arrived; there are few thousands now. Most of them were horribly eliminated during the Shoah, but neither the great fire of 1917, not the process of Hellenization of the city helped... This...More

Thank Lucio F
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The visit complimented the information that I had picked up as I visited Thessaloniki. IT is a small place, not much to see, however, rich in information and creates awareness.

Thank Beenie28
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A small but well presented museum that captures the history of the Jewish life and history of the Jews in Saloniki

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting museum with a good concise history of the Jewish community in Thessaloniki, but treatment by security staff left a bad taste in my mouth. Security man at the door demanded to know where I was from, as if that should have any bearing on...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

The Jewish Museum is located in the city center of Salonika, close to the offices of the Jewish community and the Modiano market. The museum tells the story of the Jewish community of Salonika from the time of the expulsion from Spain until after World...More

1  Thank יהודה ש
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The museum is open from 10 til 3 Monday to Friday plus 5 til 8 on Wednesday and 10 til 2 on a Sunday. There was a large Jewish community in this area of the city, 50,000 of whom were sent to their deaths in...More

2  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

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

1  Thank Gary B
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JLW05
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
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Doris G
19 March 2015|
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no, for sure! the cheapest and fastest way is the train!
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