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Maritime Museum of Crete

Coast Kountourioti, Akti Kountourioti, Chania Town, Crete 73110, Greece
+30 2821 091875
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  • Average11%
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Coast Kountourioti, Akti Kountourioti, Chania Town, Crete 73110, Greece
+30 2821 091875
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On TA recommendations we put this Museum on our list to see whe in Chania. We were not disappointed. Nuggets of information presented visually and orally in a beautifully restored building. You don't have to be a history buff to enjoy this gem on the...More

Thank DublinDudes
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had no idea how much of a history there was to see. Rooms are arranged historically and numbered to guide you from ancient times to modern ones. Displays have extensive write-ups and are very informative. There are a number of videos to watch, though...More

Thank mrmgrybrd
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was well worth a visit, despite Chania heaving there only seemed about 10 people in the museum, it was worth it just for the views! It had a great mix of exhibits and was well laid out.

Thank Lilaccharm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oustanding collection of model ships spanning the entire history of seafaring in Greece. Detailed display about the WWII battle of Crete. Lots of information in English. Well worth the price if the subject interests you.

Thank Rod G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum should be viewed as a history of Crete / Greece, given that most of its history involved battles at sea. There are 3 parts to this museum: the early civilisations in Crete, the battles for independence against the Ottomans, and the Nazi occupation...More

Thank holidaymaddddd
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A journey through the most impressive maritime history in the world. Greek Navy in the last 3000 years!!!

Thank Manos M
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Fun for 1.5h+ if you are interested in battle ships and history. Super cool musem. Ship models, battle stories, bridge replica, taking photos allowed. 6 stars for price / fun koeficient ;-)

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The displays are not very informative and in my opinion very dull this lead to 1 hour and a half of being bored

Thank Carlton1974
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is an excellent museum, with rooms dedicated to differet periods of Greek naval history. The rooms on the Battle of Crete are especially moving, and illustrate the significance of the battle and what we owe to the Greeks, British, and ANZACs who fought so...More

Thank ThePhilosopher27
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The museum is on a must see list for Chania. It was a good pastime for us. Quite a great number of exhibits with informative description.

Thank Ainura_A
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15 June 2016|
Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not recall a elevator within the museum just narrow stairways. Can I suggest you contact the mueseum with regard to disability access
Sherri M
9 April 2015|
Response from Marta H |
mar-mus-crete.gr/index.php/en/ Fees: Normal ticket 3,00 euro Student-Reduced ticket 2,00 euro Common entrance to both exhibition places 4,00 euro Permanent Exhibition of Ancient and Traditional Shipbuilding (Shipyard... More