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Museo della fine della Guerra

P.zza Paracchini c/o Palazzo Manzi, 22014 Dongo, Italy
+39 0344 82572
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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 6 days ago
Alexandra R
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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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Unexpected gem, plus a great ferry ride out.

We had a free day and had conducted some research into what happened in the region during the WW2... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Kim L
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P.zza Paracchini c/o Palazzo Manzi, 22014 Dongo, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

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Reviewed 25 April 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
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Reviewed 6 April 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

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

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

Thank Judith865
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Reviewed 12 September 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
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Reviewed 14 July 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
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

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

Thank OccasionalHope
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Reviewed 28 May 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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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This is actually the place where they killed musollini. They have all the history written there. A small museum but very educative

Thank Ran L
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a small museum, eight rooms as I recall, that recaps the partisan activities in the area against the occupying German forces and the rump Italian fascist state. Mussolini was captured here as the Germans tried to get him to 'safety' (it was late...More

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