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Deposito Di Guerra - War Material Museum

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Welcomed by Yannis's son who is also very enthusiast and knowledgeable our second visit

This is the most complete WW2 collection that you would ever wish to see. Now removed from the... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
Baantam
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Wellington, United Kingdom
Absolutely fascinating

Before our arrival on Leros we had no idea that the war tunnels existed. The island during WW2 was... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Michael N
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Ruislip
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

This is the most complete WW2 collection that you would ever wish to see. Now removed from the family house into a purpose built building on their land. Easily sign posted now and also just follow the white arrows on the narrow roadway as you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Before our arrival on Leros we had no idea that the war tunnels existed. The island during WW2 was occupied by the Italians and then by the Nazis. Our visit was fascinating and certainly was an eye opener.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Today I had the privilege to visit this hidden gem to a museum. Very much to see and a good collection of unique objects collected by Mr. Paraponaris Sr. I had the fourtune to mest hos son who today manages the museum together with his...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Small but in a real second world war refuge. the exhibits are in excellent condition and enough for 30-40 minutes.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank FFivos
ΘΑΝΑΣΗΣ Π, It is not refuge.. at Deposito Di Guerra - War Material Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Dear commenter. The comment you have made is refered to another museum. Our museum is not a war refuge. It was built in 2013. I would like to ask you to remove your comment. Thank you !

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting collection of historical items from the battle of Leros. Athanasis showed my girlfriend and I around this private collection. His passion was very apparent; he gave a detailed backstory on any item we asked about, all very unique. Being Irish I was very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank cormacobroin6
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Thanasis was very enthusiastic and passionate about the island's history and we were very grateful to have visited this special museum and gotten a personalised tour. Great to see that the rich history of Leros is still being kept alive! The museum was fantastic with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TheodoraS14
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

The war material museum - deposito di guerra is a private collection of real and unique war artifacts. Placed up on a hill in the hearth of Leros, it conserves many objects, from weapons to old newspaper, belonging to Italian, British and German Armies during...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lucam371994
Reviewed July 29, 2018

An experience not to be missed, a family museum but complete in every aspect, a gallery of remembrances kept with passion by the family that owns it.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank iCan47
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

I arrived in Leros knowing about the Tunnels Museum & the Alinda museum. I only found out about this War Material Museum by chance. And I am so glad I did! This collection of material from the 1943 Battle of Leros is fantastic! It does...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Carl050476
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Do not miss this unique chance to visit a very special museum which focusses mainly on the World War 2 period and the conflict in Leros This museum was created over a lifetime by Yannis in collaboration with his son Thanasis.Many relatives of those involved...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Trip294587
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