War Museum of Thessaloniki

The War Museum of the Thessaloniki is a department of the War Museum of Athens. It became open to the public in 2000. The history of the building, though, begins in 1900 when it was designed by the italian architect Vitalliano Posseli.

Nowadays, it hosts in its exhibitions more than 10000 relics composing the modern history of Greece. Starting with the pre-evolution years and ending with the conflict in Cyprus, 1974, the visitor has the chance to relive the Greek War of Independence, the Balcan Wars and the two World Wars. In this historical frame the visitor interacts with relics from different nations that took part in all the eras as enemies or allies of the Greek Armed Forces.