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Museum-Residence of Eleftherios Venizelos

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The Residence – Museum “Eleftherios K. Venizelos” is classified as an authentic (documentary) home since it is recounting the life of a personage and it is preserving authentic items, most of them in their original position. At the same time the...more
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Eleftheriou Venizelou & Fraggokastelou | Elena Venizelou Square, Chalepa, Chania Town, Crete 73133, Greece
+30 2821 056008
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

Very interesting and informative for any one wishing to learn Greek History.The house is is full of personal detail,and the exhibitions explain events very well.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John D C
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Very interesting museum , especially for people who want to learn about the Greek history at the decades of 20s and 30s .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Meander06986017067
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Take a 30-minute walk out of town around the port and up onto the road towards the airport. On the outskirts of Chania town is the beautifully restored home of Eleftherios Venizelos, local hero, international statesman and past leader of Greece. Lauded for restoring Crete...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank angusM25
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Thoroughly interesting and impressive. The grounds are impeccably maintained and the various facilities are excellent. Thoroughly recommended - particularly (but not exclusively) for those who are interested in modern Hellenic history.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank JohnP5579
Reviewed May 4, 2018

We actually found it only because we stay in the area that is true. We really enjoyed visit because of building itself, interesting artifacts and historical value of everything one can see inside. We actually know Crete and Cretan people way better after this visit...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank HelenK2829
Reviewed April 11, 2018

This house, owned by Venizelos family, allows you to have a glimpse of the life of Eleftherios Venizelos, as well as the historic events of his era. It is excellently preserved, with original artifacts and extensive explanatory panels. The guide from the museum personnel contributed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank itsiliAthens
Reviewed March 26, 2018

I knew absolutely nothing of the statesman and politician when I walked in the front door of this beautiful home. When I left, I had received a fascinating education on the life and legacy of this interesting man. The house itself is lovely and well-maintained....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Gypsypirate49
Reviewed October 14, 2017

This is situated outside of Chania Town on the way out toward the airport (and out near a University). We would not have known about it except for a brilliant guide that we had in Chania. This is a very popular place for locals to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Belgo96
Reviewed August 25, 2017

This is the place to have a first and brief description of the life of Eleftherios Venizelos. The family building (not where he was born - Mournies) is excellently renovated and furnished with original items. Also, the original car of the Athens assassination attempt is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Christsa2014
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Probably a bit too far out of town to walk to but on several bus routes. Very interesting historically and of great importance to Cretans. We enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
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