Museums of Thessaloniki:11.
Thessaloniki Design Museum
43, Mitropoleos St., GR-546 23 Thessaloniki.
Phone/Fax 031 263043.
Open: Tuesday-Saturday 10.00-14.00, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 18.00-21.00.
With the support of the Organization for the Cultural Capital of Europe Thessaloniki 1997.
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Since 1995, with the support of the Organization for the Cultural Capital of Europe Thessaloniki 1997, the Thessaloniki Design Museum has continued to expand its scope and related activities.
It comprises: A permanent collection* of classic 20th century industrial design objects (approx. 1200 pieces) covering units such as furniture, light fittings, office equipment, domestic appliances, graphics, toys and packaging.
It illustrates the development of design in connection with new materials, progress in technology, social movements, growing and varying needs and aesthetic demands.
The objects have been selected for their historical significance.
An exhibition hall for thematic presentations and new projects. A hall for lectures and discussions or similar events that fall within museum interests.
* the permanent collection belonges to S. Delialis