Archaeological Museum of Ancient (Roman) Forum

Archaeological Museum of Ancient (Roman) Forum, Thessaloniki
Address: Olympou & Philippou Str., Τ.Κ. 54646, Thessaloniki
Fax: +30 2310 247106

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The Archaeological Museum of Ancient (Roman) Forum of Thessaloniki is housed in the modern underground building built specifically for this purpose in the western part of the archaeological site. The building is organized into three basic architectural units: the anteroom – entrance hall, the central hall with the two side corridors and the multipurpose hall.

The entrance of the visitors is made by the Crypt Stoa, while leaving the staircase leading to the northwestern part of the square of the archaeological site.

The construction of the building and the organization of the exhibition were made by the PI; Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, co-funded by the European Union and the Greek State.


The exhibition area:

The archaeological site of the Roman Agora of Thessaloniki is presented, through the findings of the excavation survey that was carried out periodically from 1962 to 1999 and with the help of a wealth of material for the acquaintance of the visitor both with the history of the Agora complex And indirectly with the history of the city from the 3rd century BC until today.

The three main thematic axes:

A – Antechamber: “the modern age”: the history and the time of the excavation research and the restoration and redevelopment of the site.

B – Eastern Corridor: “In the Pre-Buy Market”: the history of the site before the organization of the Agora complex (3rd BC – 1st century AD)

C – Central Hall: “The public character of the site and the Agora”: the valency, the main phase of the Agora complex (square, conservatory and eastern wing, sheltered gallery and southern wing).

In conclusion there are exhibits of the Roman period that are in the immediate vicinity and relation to the Agora.


Daily: 8:00 a.m. - 15:00 p.m.

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