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Leros War Museum

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It worths a visit since you see how was the tunnel that Italians keep their weapons and there a lot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Athens, Greece
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Εξαιρετικός χώρος- must visit

It worths to visit it! It offers piece of information about the battle of Leros against Germans in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mitsi T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It worths a visit since you see how was the tunnel that Italians keep their weapons and there a lot of items exposed from the war. Most items have been donated from locals. The entrance is 3 euro (2 for students) and the staff working...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It worths to visit it! It offers piece of information about the battle of Leros against Germans in World War II with portraits and wat staff like guns. In the end of the museum, they perform a small documentary with narration about Germans' attacks. Attraction...More

Thank Mitsi T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The War Museum in Merikia is a must to visit in Leros. Leros was the Italian naval base of the East Mediterranean since 1930s. The war museum is in Lakki, a beautiful bay in Leros. The visit to the war museum takes about a hour....More

Thank Zeynep T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very respectfully maintained memorial to the very significant events that occurred on Leros during WWII. Very educational and thought provoking. A collection of artefacts housed in tunnels built by the Italians makes this small museum unique. To support the exhibition, videos and recordings play...More

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Museum had great items of the war in Leros. Make sure you watch the short film! No credit cards accepted 🤔

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I've been there, and I was amazed from the first sight I gave away! There's a war plane and few tanks and cars from the old times! (2nd world war). I got to see many guns, bullets, medics and cutlery and other stuff that people...More

Thank Σπύρος Μ
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Before my visit to Leros I had read a history of the battle of Leros and wanted to visit the museum to experience more of this terrible and strategically questionable encounter. The museum brought home the reality of WWII with some well presented exhibits and...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

We bookeda round island taxi tour with wonderful Michalis and this was one of the stops. We weren't here long enough to give it full justice so have decided we need to return to the island specifically to revisit.

Thank greccophile
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Fabulous little war museum at the top of Leros - a major battleground during WW2... Cheap entry, a small jet in the garden and worth a visit for an hour :-)

Thank nafumk
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This is a lovely museum hidden away in the cliffs: I visited by getting a taxi there which cost very little. Set in tunnels used during the Second World War to resist the German invasion by the British and Greeks, this museum is fascinating. Do...More

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