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The Historical Information Centre of Thermopylae was founded in 2010 and constitutes a real jewel for the Municipality of Lamia. It is set beside the great monument of Leonidas.The visitor entering the Centre can browse three rooms with applications...more
I visited Thermopylae in the Autumn 2017, following on from Marathon, and sadly the weather was not good. I was able to get refreshments from the Historical Information Centre, and enjoyed the interaction consoles and 3D film. However, apart from some direction signs, I really...More
The museum is very different from what you have thought...
It's full of technology experience history moments.
They use technology to explain the great battle of Thermopylae!
It's at the place where the battle happened...
I had a wonderful time at the Thermpoylae information centre. Ileus was my guide and while the information on show was known to me (I studied classics and wrote my dissertation on the army of Sparta) it was presented in a fun and accessible manner....More
A structure set up to support visitors to the battle site, but there is no indication that it is. It struck me as a neighboring factory. It is interesting for those who do not know anything about the battle, since it presents several interactive and...More
Totally gutted that i made the pilgrimage of 750 klms from Chania, Crete, thoroughly enjoyed seeing the battlefield but gutted that i missed THIS!!!!
I saw the building quite away in the distance but thought it was a factory! NO SIGNS to advise the visitors...More
There is not much to see, but one can imagine how the narrow pass must have looked in the 5th century BC, when 300 Spartans and 700 Thespians held off the enormous Persian army for days. Apparently dirt from water flows during the past 2.5...More
This is a great pilgrimage for anyone who is interested in SPARTANs.
But the centre is not clearly marked-no indication that it is a visitor*s centre in English.
We enjoyed the visit, with the monument ,last stand and nearby thermal springs. We got there by...More
Was an impressive museum, very modern and interactive. I really want to come back again and spend more time there. Additionally it is very cheap and close to Lamia(only 3euros).if you want to broaden your knowledge You don't have to miss it.