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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Usually museums are overwhelming, but this was just such a perfect, just right experience. You need approximately 2 1/2 hours which are pleasantly spent touring this amazing house along with all the time pieces that go with it. I would highly recommend this to anyone...More