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The Municipal Museum of the Kalavryta Holocaust

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Reviewed February 8, 2019

It is always a bit sad to visit Shoah memorials. In this case the massacre had only a few to deal with Hebraism, but it is worth to keep the memory of the human cruelty/stupidity.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank zigno2009
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

As fascism re-emerges in Europe it’s critically important to visit this museum. It shows that even an educated nation with poets, philosophers, and artists, if it takes Democracy for granted can slide to authoritarianism with catastrophic consequences. The last area of the museum will hit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

I would recommend to spend an hour visiting the museum. There is a collection of historical items and you can learn everything for the history of the place.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

My wife and I visited Greece May 10-26, 2018, and on May 15 we visited this museum. Haunting. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Road802753
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

The museum is quite small but manages to capture the horrors of what the local population experienced during the war. Lots of photos and some poignant stories. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jane H
Reviewed July 14, 2018

The museum tells the story of a very dark day during the second world war. It shows how the events occurred in a reasonably sympathetic and unbiassed manner. It was a dreadful time in European history. Hopefully, museums like this will help us to avoid...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

This museum tells the story of the massacre in Kalavryta in great detail. The museum is modern, well designed and provides state of the art interpretation. It was a moving and extremely humbling experience that will remain with me for some time. The excellent statue...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richardinbath
Reviewed May 28, 2018

The museum is a must-see place in Kalavrta and a visit is a perfect complement to a visit to the memorial to the shooting, which is just out of town. The story of the town and the terrible events of 13/12/43 at well-told and illustrated...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Docksider55
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Should you take the train you can also gain entry to this museum. Ask when you buy your ticket. The museum addresses the 1943 massacre of over 600 men and boys over age 13 by the Nazi. Explanations are in Greek and English. There is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank McMillan46
Reviewed April 12, 2018

The Kalavryta Municipal Museum is devoted solely to the massacre of innocent civilians by the German Wehrmacht which took place not only in Kalavryta but also the entire region during December 1943. Entire villages were attacked and destroyed and males over 12 years of age...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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