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Chania Archaeological Museum

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Address: 21 Chalidon Street, Chania Town, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: (+30)28210 - 90334
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Interesting and cool interior!

There are some nice examples of pottery, amphora, glass, jewellery, statues...in this central museum. It is not expensive (3 euros?) and a welcome contrast to the busy streets in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

There are some nice examples of pottery, amphora, glass, jewellery, statues...in this central museum. It is not expensive (3 euros?) and a welcome contrast to the busy streets in the heat of the day. (Careful that you check if you are allowed to take photos - some items/cases have signs telling you not to....as we found out!)

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KoreG
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Just look at all those little Goddesses! And the Minoan pieces are so interesting too. Also a beautiful and quiet building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A good place to get a sense of the depth of history in this region. From early Minoan pottery to Roman mosaic and sculptures. Very interesting and inexpensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

WQe have been to Chania umpteen times but never actually been in this museum before. Its not exactly hard to miss, being in the middle of all the tourist shops. Not nearly as big as Heraklion, but still well worth a visit, Mr G was particularly interested in the Linear A / B exhibits, I liked the building, the garden... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

an hour would be enough, but worth seeing anyway. Not expensive and right in the middle of the shops

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We had not had a chance to visit the museum in Heraklion so were glad that we had the opportunity to visit this one. It is in a wonderful building that was a church and then a mosque. It took us about an hour to see everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Close to the Cathedral an interesting insight into the past of Chania and its environs. Displys are clear and well laid out. To be expected, quite a lot of pottery but worthy of half an hour of your time even if just to ensure that this type of facility survives into the future.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The Archaelogy Museum of Chania is situated on Chalidon street, Old Town in a former catholic church. I liked how it is organized, it is beautiful and interesting, with many splendid exhibits. Outside is also a collection. History of Crete is indeed surprising and partly unknown; as a tourist is good to be better informed about the country you are,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I walked in to escape the sun, it was very hot. So i paid the 3 euro to cool down. Not very much to see here, but that's why you pay only 3 euro...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great musuem in heart of the town which we visited after Knossos. See the main site arrive early then go to the musuem to miss the heat of the day. Musuem is well laid out worth the visit.

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Address: 21 Chalidon Street, Chania Town, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: (+30)28210 - 90334
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town

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