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Municipal Museum of the Holocaust of Kalavryta

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Haunting!

My wife and I visited Greece May 10-26, 2018, and on May 15 we visited this museum. Haunting... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Road802753
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Alexandria, Virginia
A moving and humbling experience

This museum tells the story of the massacre in Kalavryta in great detail. The museum is modern... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Richardinbath
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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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
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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
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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
Thank MichaelS22196
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

This museum was excellent. It really takes you from understanding the town of Kalavryta, the people and it’s important role in the underground resistance. It charts well the events, the perpetrators and the victims. More moving is both the statue of a wife dragging her...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Christopher F
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Recommend all visitors to this city stop here to get a picture of the level of Nazi atrocities in rural Greece. If you are not a WW2 historian you will still learn a large amount about the massacre here.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 723alecm
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Although most of the exhibits are not something special, the visit to the museum is unique. Videos play constantly giving to the guests testimonies of the events from survivors and witnesses. Recommend it.

Date of experience: November 2017
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