Museums & Cultural Institutions
At Sarakatsani Folklore Museum you will have the opportunity to see exhibits related to the culture of Sarakatsani. This museum has been operating since 1979 and in 1987 it was honored with the “Museum of the Year” award, a pan-European award that further elevated the museum. Image source: Sarakatsani Folklore Musem
During your visit to our city, we invite you to travel to the magical world of theater. Enjoy theatrical performances and plays in the Municipal Theater of Serres. The theatrical plays combined with the theater’s venue will enchant you! Image source: DIPETHE
Central Public Library of Serres is a symbol of spiritual culture and civilization for Serres city. Since its founding in 1952, the library advances knowledge, intellectual and cultural development by providing access to a vast book collection and through hosting various events and activities such as organizing speeches, book presentations, film nights and much more. Image source: Central Public Library of Serres
Since its founding in 1905, “Orpheas” Association has been a motivating force for cultural events in Serres. Through its actions, the association promotes the culture and elevates the intellectual level of Serres’ citizens. “Orpheas” Association also organizes sporting and cultural events. Under the auspices of “Orpheas” many sporting, musical, artistic, educational and scientific activities are carried out. It is worth mentioning that during its first years, the association also served as a hideout for the fighters of Macedonian Struggle. Today, the “Orhpeas” Association building has been designated as a listed building of historical heritage.
If you want to travel far back in time and see findings and objects from the Neolothic and Bronze eras, then you should definitely visit the Archaeological Museum of Serres – Bezesteni!
Serres Ecclesiastical Museum – “Psychis Akos”
Serres Ecclesiastical Museum’s exhibits include icons, silver artifacts and clerical vestments and orphreys. All of the museum’s exhibits were acquired by local churches and monasteries.
Serres could not but have an Olive Museum! Take some time to see the old oil mill, the machinery and the methods used to produce oil in the 19th century. The Olive Museum in Eleonas, Serres awaits.Image source: Club Serron for Unesco
Holy Monastery of Timios Prodromos Museum
A wing created within the Monastery functions as a museum exhibiting tools used among other things, for olive processing, in ancient times.