KOMMANDATUR DETENTION CENTRESDURING THE GERMAN OCCUPATION
From Tuesday, June 1, the Memorial Site 1941-1944 will be ready to welcome you all. In order to reduce the risks associated with the spread of Covid-19, visitors should follow the useful instructions listed below:
For security reasons, the “Memorial Site 1941-1944” will operate with a controlled number of visitors, observing all health protection measures.
According to Government’s regulations (Government Gazette 4206/B/12-9-2021), for your entrance to the Museum you will need to present one of the following documents and a photo ID (identification card or passport):
• Vaccination certificate
• Medical certificate of a COVID19 infection valid up to 6 months
• A negative antigen (rapid) certificate taken no longer than 48 hours
The above requirement applies also to minors aged over 12 years old.
Children from 5 to 11 years old must provide a parental/legal guardian declaration that the child has undertaken a self-test taken no longer than 24 hours.
We are looking forward to seeing you again!
For us, Ethniki Insurance, the conservation and continuous operation of the Korai 4 Memorial Site reflects our respect for and sense of responsibility to history. At the same time, our aim is to have an increasing number of people, particularly the youngsters, visit the basements and ‘listen’ to the walls narrate the stories of people in the period of the German occupation.
In August 1894, the newly-founded “I ETHNIKI” General Insurance Company purchases the Rossels mansion at 4 Korai Street in order to house its head offices there. Forty years later … more
In November 1990, upon Ethniki Insurance’s respective request to the Directorate for the Conservation of Antiquities, Ministry of Culture, the first inspection of the former … more
Educational visits (tours) to the Memorial Site 1941-1944 are addressed to pupils of the last two grades of primary school and to all secondary education pupils.
Visits take place upon appointment (contact number 210 3243581) during the site’s opening days and hours.
Due to the particular nature of the site and for safety purposes, tours involve groups of 20-25 persons, lasting 35-40 minutes per tour.
It is required that pupils be accompanied by their teachers and that appointment hours be adhered to.
Taking photographs / videos is allowed upon permission for essay purposes.
We kindly request teachers to see to the proper and unobtrusive presence of the pupils in the Memorial and respect the operation regulations.
Finally, we will be delighted to receive pupils’ essays (individual or group essays) related to their visits on the site, which, upon proper assessment, may be posted on our website.
Memorial Site 1941-1944
Athens, 105 64
Tel: +30 210 3243 581