Opening of the exhibition “JOURNEY TO FREEDOM, 1821”

May 29, 2024: Exhibition opening

The new permanent Exhibition “Journey to freedom, 1821”, on the subject of the Greek Revolution in the Peloponnese, was organised by the Captain Vassilis & Carmen Constantakopoulos Foundation and TEMES S.A. – developers of Costa Navarino – in collaboration with the Eugenides Foundation, and is hosted at the  War Museum.

The aim of the Exhibition is to enable visitors to ‘live’ some of the important moments of the Greek Revolution, but also to understand the decisive role played by the Peloponnese in its outcome.

The Exhibition includes artworks and digital three-dimensional exhibits of the Morias ’21 Programme, as well as from the NAVS Project of the Eugenides Foundation, which were created in the framework of celebrations to mark the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution. Particular emphasis has been placed on showcasing and documenting the Greek shipbuilding tradition and naval history, through digital and VR exhibits, as well as 3D prints, as these were presented at the exhibition “Run onto the waves of the formidable sea” 1821. The War at Sea – EUGENIDES FOUNDATION (”. In addition, the Exhibition hosts original content from the collections of Costa Navarino and the General State Archives.

Information / Opening hours:

War Museum /

Daily 9:00 – 19:00 (summer hours) & 9:00 – 17:00 (winter hours)

3D digital impression of trireme OLYMPIAS 

6-7 August 2020

Hellenic Maritime Heritage Park, Flisvos

In preparation for the anniversary exhibition “The trireme and the Battle of Salamis”, the trireme OLYMPIAS has been identified as the representative warship of the time.

On 6th and 7th August 2020, with the kind permission of the Hellenic Navy General Staff, the 3D digital impression of the trireme OLYMPIAS was conducted in the area where she is docked. The company GMT, one of the project NAVS partners, undertook the digital impression using 3D laser scanning under the scientific supervision of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).

The plans of the digital scan will be uploaded on the digital repository of the NAVS project.

NAVS Project kick-off meeting

22 June 2020, Eugenides Foundation

The kick-off meeting of the NAUS project took place on 22nd June 2020 at the Eugenides Foundation premises with the participation of all the partners. The objective of the meeting was to present the work packages and set up the timetable of the project activities.  The project members had a fruitful discussion about the prioritization of tasks and partner co-operation.