The 'House of Santa Claus' in Thessaloniki

Christmas toys

Another gift offered by the city of Thessaloniki in children during the holidays.

The house of Santa Claus has been erected at the historic building of the Boy Scouts next to Thessaloniki City Hall. It is a Christmas children's museum full of toys and joy. More than 1,000 games - stuffed animals, trains, toys, dolls etc. - some even from the decades of the 30s, 40s, 50's and 60s await younger guests until 8 January (opening hours: 11am.-11pm) . During the celebrations children can enjoy performances by stilt walkers, acrobats, jugglers etc.

Initiator and owner of the collection George Karaoglou, who has organized other displays of old toys elsewhere in Greece.