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Leros War Museum

Lakki (Merkia), 854 00, Greece
+30 2247 028199
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Worth the visit

Very authentic and a bit spooky in the tunnel.. Good video display too. Great way to spend an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nostramomoody
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Agios Nikolaos, Greece
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A glimpse in Lero's war history...

A very special museum..It is located in a tunel with lots of local war findings. The museum isn t... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Nikolas K
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“short film” (7 reviews)
“tunnel” (38 reviews)
“exhibits” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 13:30
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Lakki (Merkia), 854 00, Greece
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+30 2247 028199
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very authentic and a bit spooky in the tunnel.. Good video display too. Great way to spend an hour. Only three Euros per person.

Thank nostramomoody
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A very special museum..It is located in a tunel with lots of local war findings. The museum isn t well guarded in the inside and many guests were touching all the exibits.

Thank Nikolas K
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Unless you had a fascination with WWII hardware this museum overloaded you with what looked like poorly described old junk. It needed to come alive with human stories - the film show was excellent (and truly harrowing - but that is war) but you needed...More

1  Thank MartynH48
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Maybe this is not the kind of thing that people do on holiday but I think it was well worth a visit. We walked into underground tunnels built with blood sweat and tears by the oppressed. Inside it told stories and showed memorabilia and equipment...More

Thank dunworking53
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were taken to the war museum as part of an organised tour of the island. It was well worth the visit not so much to see the everything but as a reminder of man's inhumanity to man. Impressive tunnels built by the blood and...More

Thank dunworkin69
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

very intersting museum,money for value but the crew was below the expectations.we visit the museum at 13:00 and the crew told us that the museum is already close we force them to enter just for a walk and then they told us that the video...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 September 2016

lovely boat trip from Kalymnos try and join the bus tour if enough passengers if not a tour by taxi bit expensive if there is only two of you

Thank OdiePoppy
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Lovely Museum that could do with serious upgrading, advertisement and support. Explanatory enough and great to see. I wish they could take back one day the goods 'stolen' from them and moved to the Athens Museums. Highly recommended.

Thank NANT
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Leros was the site of one of the British armies forgotten disasters of WW2. Gathered in a couple of former storage tunnels is a collection of relics of the unsuccessful defense of the island by British and Italian forces in 1943 against the invading Germans....More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Probably the last thing you expect to find in a holiday island is a war museum. Situated under ground in tunnels build before the war. I found it quite interesting & educating. The museum refers to the war between the Allies and the Germans during...More

Thank Panathinaikos-13
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