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Great Museum

We stopped by this museum on the way back to Chania town from Imbro gorge, and we're so glad we... read more

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One of the best museums I have ever been to. Wonderful and informative guided tour. Fascinating... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Michael J
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Od. Vrisses- Chora Sfakia, Askifou, Crete 73001, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank chamorrojapan
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

One of the best museums I have ever been to. Wonderful and informative guided tour. Fascinating private collection.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

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

1  Thank donquixote2018
Reviewed 7 November 2017

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

2  Thank Matt C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

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

3  Thank Maria_Preveza
Reviewed 21 June 2017

So nice to see the raw un restored machinery of WW2. A fascinating different style of display, explained by an enthusiastic owner. I spent an hour loo.king around

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank WillemHWindhoek
Reviewed 13 May 2017

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

2  Thank Kate2410
Reviewed 9 February 2017

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

Thank John P
Reviewed 15 October 2016

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

1  Thank PaulClaydon
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