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A must see for all interested in WWII history. A large amount of military equipment mostly in relic condition set out in an easy to view display. Hosted by Andrea & Georgia Hatzidakis they made us feel extremely welcome. A pleasure to visit highlight of...More
The museum has an incredible collection. It was very moving to hear about the battle of Crete and look at the vast amount of exhibits. The family who look after the museum have made it their mission to keep the collection and give a brief...More
We sought this museum out traveling from Chania. The road route to this through the gorge is scenic and a little scary in places. It is well signposted once you get close to Askifou and there is good parking just outside.
As you walk up...More
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.