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The museum

Milos War Museum is hosted in an old WW2 bunker that was used as a hospital in the area of Flaris in Plaka. Read more about the construction and history of the bunker.

Ancient History

For thousands of years, Milos island flourished economically thanks to its land's massive wealth in minerals.

Middle Ages

During the medieval years, Milos was part of the Byzatine empire and the Venetian states of the Cyclades.

Modern history

For many centuries the island was a center of piracy as well as an important shipping hub.

World War I

Milos was significant in battles of the first World War.

World War II

Occupied by Nazi Germany, Milos played a very important role in the war and was one of the last places to be liberated in Greece.