National Resistance Museum


Therisso National Resistance Museum
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The Museum of National Resistance of 1941-1945 is located at the entrance of the village Therisso. The opening of the museum took place in May 2003 and remains open every day thanks to the voluntary offer of a lady.

The museum hosts weapons and relics, the printing press and the typewriter of the Resistance, many military objects of the German Occupation (helmets, bayonets, bullets, grenades, etc.), the file of the German Gestapo at Chania, manuscripts, maps with the major battles that took place in Crete during the German occupation and many photographs of the guerillas of the Resistance against the German occupiers.

The museum is very active and organizes workshops, speeches, lectures, guided tours of the site, anniversary memorial celebrations, book publications, exhibitions and installing commemorative plaques in places where battles took place.

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Additional Info

  • Location: Chania Prefecture
  • Type: Museum
  • Accessibility: Paved road
  • Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 12:00-13:30 and 19:00-20:30, Weekend 11:30-13:30
  • Entrance Fee (€): 1.00€
  • Phone: +30 28210 78004

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