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Leros War Museum

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A superb collection of great historical interest and part of Leros heritage

A fascinating venue of interest to all ages. Safe and secure and not at all claustrophobic. the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wellington, United Kingdom
Unique setting for a great collection

A very well put together collection of items from WWII. The short clips of film and audio... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fascinating venue of interest to all ages. Safe and secure and not at all claustrophobic. the floors are solid and level and accessible to wheel chair users. Our fifth visit . Staffed by volunteers and small entrance charge but donations also welcome.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Baantam
Reviewed 28 October 2018

A very well put together collection of items from WWII. The short clips of film and audio definitely convey the atmsophere of what it must have been like on the island during the bombardment and subsequent capture by the German forces.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChristopherS3836
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I'd just re-read 'The Guns of Navarone' which is loosely based on the fighting in the Dodecanese and the Allied loss at Leros. Very well presented displays and lots of artifacts in a unique setting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChristopherS3836
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Very well done and interesting with film showing Leros during the war. There were tunnels to store ammunition in during the German invasion of the Second World War.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pippisbnb
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The Leros War museum is one of the best WW2 museums we’ve been to. It’s incredibly impacting mainly because it’s housed in an actual tunnel and all the displays have a direct link to the island. The photographs of those who lived and fought here...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jesteda
Reviewed 6 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sa0610
Reviewed 29 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mitsi T
Reviewed 28 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zeynep T
Reviewed 26 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alex C
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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