Historical Museum of


Historical and Folklore Museum of Therisso
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The historic village of Therisso was a seat of the Cretan rebels in 1905, under Eleftherios Venizelos, the most important Politician of Modern Greece. The Historical and Folklore Museum of Theriso is housed in the building that served as headquarters of Eleftherios Venizelos during the movement of Theriso (1905).

The museum, apart from the flag of the movement, hosts some personal objects of Eleftherios Venizelos, the graduation certificate from Syros Royal Highschool (1880), many photographs and archival material, contemporary newspaper, uniforms and other important relics.

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Additional Info

  • Location: Chania Prefecture
  • Type: Museum
  • Accessibility: Paved road
  • Opening Hours: July - August: Monday - Friday 12:00-13:30 and 19:00-20:30, Saturday - Sunday 11:30 - 13:30, September - June: Daily except Saturday and Tuesday 10:30-13:30
  • Entrance Fee (€): Free
  • Website: www.venizelos-foundation.gr
  • e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: +30 2821051555, +30 2821051556, +30 2821056008

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