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Argirakis War Museum at Episkopi
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Argirakis War and Ethnological Museum houses since 1994 a very important war collection of its founder, Michael Argyrakis, and is housed at Episkopi village, province Pediada. You’ll see family relics, military equipment from the World War II, photographs and documents, and numerous folklore objects.

Among the exhibits are a car that killed Alekos Panagoulis, the car with which the legendary German Major General Heinrich Kraipe was kidnapped and the compass of the helicopter that crashed in Imia in 1996. After the death of the museum's founder in 2011, the museum remains generally closed and can be visited after contacting its managers.

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Additional Info

  • Location: Heraklion Prefecture
  • Type: Museum
  • Accessibility: Paved road
  • Opening Hours: Open upon contact
  • Entrance Fee (€): Free
  • Website: www.argirakio.gr
  • e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: +30 2810 771501, +30 210 2630400, +30 210 2637955
  • Fax: +30 2102615962

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