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We stopped by this museum on the way back to Chania town from Imbro gorge, and we're so glad we did! The museum was started by a man whose sister was killed by the German during WWII. Now his son and daughters take care of...More
This is a collection of relics from the May 1941 to 1945 battle, for and in, Crete. The owner/custodian/curator, as other reviews have pointed out, took this over (and enhanced it) from his father who was a boy when the Germans invaded in 1941. Some...More
This is a family run museum, we had a private showing and the owner talked us through the items he has. Loads of old weapons and equipment. Bren guns to a dental kit. From a 1 ton bomb to a glass of reki, A priceless...More
As a rule we do not go to this type of museum, but this museum was a MUST to see, there were 1,000's of items. The son of the man and grandfather, showed us around. He did speak a little English. This is such a...More
This museum has hunderds of items from World War II. They are collected by the Hatzidakis family. They way The items are displayed can be improved. The story behind the weapons And the story of the war should be Told better.
Having read the book The Cretan Runner which was all about one Cretan's experience for working in the resistance during the German occupation, the place really brought the writers words to life. It was very moving. I think previous comments about only having 5 minutes...More
My wife and I visited this small, tucked away museum in the village of Askifou. There is a fantastic collection of WW2 militaria which the owner has collected over the decades. The items are found in a variety of conditions.....some rusted ( as found), and...More
We had heard about this museum a few years ago and it turned into one of those places we kept meaning to visit. It is on the road through the white mountains and is well worth a short detour should you be passing. It is...More