Historical Museum of

Rethymnon

Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymnon
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30 Vernardou Str., Rethymnon

The Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymnon was founded in 1974 and is housed in a Venetian building (17th century) that is a wonderful example of urban residence of the last phase of the Venetian occupation of Crete, in Renaissance.

The museum's collections include more than 5000 items categorized in sections (weaving, embroidery, pottery, basketry, traditional farming, metal work and traditional jobs).

It also has a rich historical collection of personal belongings of Eleftherios Venizelos, Cretan Revolutions’ flags, weapons, coins, stamps and other historical documents, mainly from the period of the Cretan State (1898-1913).

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Additional Info

  • Location: Rethymnon Prefecture
  • Type: Museum
  • Accessibility: Paved road
  • Opening Hours: April-October, Monday – Saturday 9:30-14:30, November-May, Wednesdays 9:30-14:30
  • Entrance Fee (€): Ticket €4, Reduced 2€
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  • Phone: +30 28310 233988
  • Fax: +30 28310 23667

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