Museum of the Battle


The Museum of the Battle of Crete and National Resistance (1941-1945) was founded by the Municipality of Heraklion in May 1994.

The museums aim is to collect, preserve and exhibit relics from 1941-1945 in an appropriate manner, as well as to document and disseminate information on the peoples struggle during the Battle of Crete and the German-Italian occupation.

In addition to presenting a range of material witnesses to the past, the museum aims to cultivate interest and respect for the history of Crete. Currently the museum is closed, and a transfer to a new location is in progress.



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