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This is a small but interesting museum about the resistance in the area of lake Como and their... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Alexandra R
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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Very Interesting

This museum tells the story of the local people of Lake Como who fought against the fascists during... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

This was an excellent museum with some video, audio and written work. Lake Como was scary in WW2 with fascists and resistance movements. Mussolini was captured and killed in Dongo - it tells the story of all of this very well. Friendly staff - small...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We spent an hour here in this museum. I came away thinking what amazing exhibition and what an even more amazing story telling the capture of Mussolini! A young partisan recognised the gold pin stripped trousers! So make sure to spend time in Dongo and...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a small but interesting museum about the resistance in the area of lake Como and their involvement in the capture of Mussolini. The information is uniquely presented, the attendants start people off in different areas, so there is not a plethora of people...More

Thank Alexandra R
Reviewed April 24, 2018

We had a free day and had conducted some research into what happened in the region during the WW2, we decided to go up and look at this museum. It was an amazing find, which completely questioned my (as an Australian) understanding of the Italian...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed April 5, 2018

This museum tells the story of the local people of Lake Como who fought against the fascists during WWII. The museum is mostly videos with a few display boards to read. I thought it was extremely informative (knowing very little about the Italian resistance or...More

Thank TophTam
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Well presented and informative. Good English translations. Only one book available in English about Mussolini. Interestingvto people with good historical knowledge.

Thank Judith865
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Whilst staying in Como we decided to take a bus journey round the lake to Dongo, it was raining at the time, so a trip on the lake did not appear to be a good option. The C10 bus from the Lakeside bus station, took...More

Thank kmarsh116
Reviewed July 14, 2017

As others have pointed out, this is only a small museum concentrating on a thankfully brief period of Italian (and European - and World!) history, in the closing months of World War II. It reminded me forcibly of the apocryphal Chinese curse - "May you...More

Thank 99Martin
Reviewed June 10, 2017

Small but very well presented professional mainly audio-visual museum on the partisans and the shooting of Mussolini.

Thank OccasionalHope
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Visited this Museum in Dongo on recommendation of a tour guide. Very interesting tour with laminated cards to help you through each room. Not a very long tour but plenty of local views and stories. The building was very cold!! - probably a great relief...More

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