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Italian "Divisione Acqui" War Museum

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Tiny but imposing collection

This museum, next door to the Catholic Church in Lithostroto, Argostoli, commemorates the Acqui... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
jollyrobert
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Cardiff, Wales
Interesting but sporadically open.....

The museum is run by volunteers and funded by donations so please have a little understanding that... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Cardboard_Cockney
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

This museum, next door to the Catholic Church in Lithostroto, Argostoli, commemorates the Acqui Division made up of 12000 fighting soldiers and their support units, many of whom lost their lives in the Cephalonia Massacre of September 1943 after surrendering to their German captors. On...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

The museum is run by volunteers and funded by donations so please have a little understanding that it may not easiest place to visit. Opening hours are only 9pm to 11pm if a volunteer is available. It is important to understand at least a little...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

We tried several times to visit the museum whilst staying in Lassi, but it was always closed. I wonder if this is permanent? Such a shame - my husband was looking forward to it, while I did a bit of shopping!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

In the two weeks holiday on kefalonia tried to visit a number of times. Every time just no joy so in the end left without visiting.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 5, 2016

More than a bit disappointed, after eventually finding this museum, we went there about five or six times and it was never open. I know October is a little late in the season but why not put a notice up in English to say that...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 26, 2014

It is easy to forget that Kefallonia was ruined and ruled by many nations and saw bloodshed more than one time. A quick turn from the Fanari road, you will find this 70 years old reminder of the war. Pay your respect and then you...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed September 30, 2014

To begin, let's clear up the confusion from the previous review- this is for the small Museaum dedicated to the fallen Italian soldiers of the Acqui Division ( exeuted by the German army) in Kefalonia durng WWII and is located on the main Lithostroto Street...More

Date of experience: September 2014
10  Thank PavlosMtl
Reviewed September 9, 2014

This a small memorial for the fallen WWII Italian troops which were the basis of the film Captains Corellis Madolin. It is not that easy to find as you have to take the road out of Argostoli past the harbour and then take a sharp...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank JC1LondonEngland
Reviewed September 15, 2013

Very interesting visit. I'm italian and for us it's very important to keep alive the memory of such terrible tragedy. Thanks to the voluntary staff.

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank fabriziobonacci1
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Dave W
April 26, 2018|
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Response from Cardboard_Cockney |
21.00 to 23.00 only. However, it is not open every day as it depends on volunteers to be available to open it.
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Cinzia W
June 25, 2016|
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Hi Cinzia. YES, the timetable says that the museum is oper on saturday: from 20 to 22. Hope this info is not too late
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