The entrance room
 
Address: 3rd September & Agiou Dimitriou, GR 54623, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
Opening Hours: Monday–Saturday: 10:30-17.00
Phone No: (++30) 2310 986531-2
Fax No.: (++30) 2310 241300
Web Address: http://www.olympicmuseum-thessaloniki.org
 

 

The Olympic Museum of Thessaloniki is the only one of its kind in Greece. Ten years after its foundation as Sports Museum, in 2008 it was renamed to “Olympic Museum”, recognized as such by the International Olympic Committee.

The mission of T.O.M. is to conserve, record and promote the national Olympic history and sports culture. Yet, museum information systems are to be used effectively for cultural research and for the dissemination of knowledge to the public. The same integrated system catered equally for scholarly research as for intercommunication with the museum, moving towards activating society to a healthy approach to sports.

Documents of Greek medalists, memorabilia, sport equipment “Olympic Games” exhibits formed the basis of the permanent exhibition held “Greek Presence in Olympic Games” is separated in two sections, mentioning Ancient Olympic Games and Modern Olympic Games; “Sports in Modern Times” comes as a substantial segment, reflecting views of the period, that laid to the first Olympic Games held in the Modern era, in 1896.

In addition, temporary exhibitions are hosted in the halls of the Olympic Museum, being always pertinent to the main thematic area of Olympic Games.

Specifically, permanent exhibition hall is housing a parallel exhibition titled “Parolympics” and “Olympic Torch Relay History 1936 – 2008” will be held at the upper floor, until winter 2010.

Part of exhibition 100 Years of Olympic Games
Part of exhibition 100 Years of Olympic Games
Personal objects belonging to the Greek medallists
Personal objects belonging to the Greek medallists
Portraits of the Greek medallists in Atlanta 1996
Portraits of the Greek medallists in Atlanta 1996
Model of Sailing Ship
Model of Sailing Ship


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