The Thessaloniki War Museum Branch is located in Pedio tou Areos, in the city center, within a very short distance from the Byzantine and Archaeological Museums. Its entrance is located on Gr. Lampraki 4. The Museum offers parking space for up to 15 vehicles for the visitors.
The following OASTH bus lines have routes that pass near the War Museum Thessaloniki Branch:
✓ 2K: TS KTEL – AS IKEA Bus Stop: Officers School to TS KTEL, Bus Stop: University of Macedonia to AS IKEA ✓ 7: ΑG. IOANNIS – UNIVERSITY, Bus Stop: War Museum (to AG. IOANNIS) ✓ 10: CHARILAOU – NS STATHMOS, Bus Stop: Agia Fotini Station (to NS STATHMOS) ✓ 12: KTEL – KATO TOUMPA, Bus Stop: War Museum (in the KATO TOUMPA direction) ✓ 14: ANO TOUMPA – N. S. STATHMOS, Bus Stop: University of Macedonia (in the ANO TOUMPA direction), Bus Stop: Officers School (to NS STATHMOS)
✓ 15: FORTY CHURCHES – HISTORICAL CENTER, Bus Stop: University of Macedonia (to FORTY CHURCHES/SARANTA EKKLISIES) ✓ 31: VOULGARI – TS KTEL, Bus Stop: Agia Fotini Station (to VOULGARI) ✓ 58: VENIZELOU – PANORAMA – HORTIATI junction, Bus Stop: University of Macedonia (to PANORAMA – HORTIATI junction)
AVAILABILITY OF SPACES
The availability and rental of the Multipurpose Hall (capacity 200 people), the Amphitheater (capacity 60 people), the Foyer, the Courtyard of the Museum (capacity 5330 people), the Periodical Exhibition Hall, but also other auxiliary spaces of the Museum is arranged by telephone communication and consultation with the Public Relations Department of the Museum at 2310 249803 – 249804, working days and hours.
The working hours are daily:
1st November – 31th March: 09:00 to 17:00.
1st April – 31th October: από τις 09:00 to 19:00.
The Branch remains closed every Monday and on specific holidays (New Year’s, Holy Friday, Holy Saturday, Sunday and Easter Monday, May Day, Christmas and the second day of Christmas).
✓ Special ramps outdoors ✓ Elevator for people with disabilities at all levels ✓ WC for people with disabilities on the ground floor (within a short distance from the elevator) ✓ Free access to guide dogs accompanying people with disabilities ✓ Provision of wheelchairs upon request
Daily (For organized groups):
General admission: 3 €
Admission to the War Museum and its Branches is free for the general public on the following dates:
On the first Sunday of each month, from November 1 to March 31.
October 28(National Holiday).
November 21(Armed Forces Day).
March 25(National Holiday).
April 18 (International Day of Monuments).
May 18 (International Museum Day).
The last weekend of September of each year (Two Days of European Cultural Heritage Days).
✓Young people up to the age of 18 in non-EU countries
✓Students of Higher Education Institutions, Military Schools or equivalent Schools outside the EU. countries with the demonstration of their student identity.
✓Citizens of EU Member States over 65 years of age, upon presentation of a Police ID or Passport or Driver’s License
✓The accompanying parents in the educational visits of the primary schools of the EU Member States.
✓The families of the personnel, whether they are military or civilian personnel (ee and ea) of the Ministry of National Defense.
✓The teacher sessions during the educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education, of those outside the EU. countries.
✓The staff of the Security Forces (Hellenic Police, Fire Brigade and Coast Guard).
✓Participants in a group of visitors (the term group means a number of visitors that exceeds the number of 10).
Εntitled to free entry according to legislation are:
✓Young people aged 18 in EU Member States upon presentation of their police ID or passport.
✓Children up to five years of age outside the EU countries.
✓Pupils and students of Higher Education Institutions, Military Schools or equivalent Schools of the EU member states. upon presentation of their renewed student ID, student passport or ISIC international student ID.
✓The accompanying teachers during the educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and Military Schools of the EU member states, as well as independent teachers with the demonstration of the free entry card or the valid OLME membership card.
✓Domestic unemployment card holders, with the presentation of their police ID and a valid certificate of unemployment
✓People with a disability and one of these sessions, the latter if the disabled in question have a disability of 67% or more, regardless of country of origin
✓Parents of families with three or more children in the country, until the completion of the 25th year of age of the children or regardless of age if they have a disability.
✓Those serving their military service, upon presentation of a Hoplite Identity Card
✓Military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces (UAE)
✓The members of the Board of the association “Friends of the war museum”, for the duration of their term on the Board.
✓The donors and benefactors of the War Museum.
✓Holders of a special membership card of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), upon presentation
✓The guides of the country with the demonstration of their professional identity
✓The Free Admission card holders along with a session.