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Maritime Museum of Crete

Coast Kountourioti, Akti Kountourioti, Chania Town, Crete 73110, Greece
+30 2821 091875
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“ship models” (20 reviews)
“two floors” (11 reviews)
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Coast Kountourioti, Akti Kountourioti, Chania Town, Crete 73110, Greece
+30 2821 091875
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crete and Chania has an interesting history, especially the maritime history of the island. In our opinion the museum did not explain the history in a educational or interesting way. They could do better

Thank Oscar L
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all it should be noted that the museum is spread across two sites in Chania. One is related more to nautical recent history of Crete, last century and WWW2. A good reconstruction of the events of the island. It may not interest all...More

1  Thank Ollindo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Same as lighthouse review just a vague description. The problem with reviewing musiums is that your going to go anyway bad or good reviews same as landmarks in chania you wouldn't come all this way and not learn alittle abit about the history or sight...More

Thank Harry T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited the maritime museum and it was lovely. Very well curated and the displays were brilliant and at €4 each why wouldn't you?

Thank Adc251
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excelent little military museum from Minoan through to modern era featuring Cretan and Greek fight for independence and some historically significant photographs from ww2. Signage in greek and english.

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely museum with material in a wide range of topics, from the fight for independence from the Ottomans, to models of ancient Cretan boats, to amazing sea creatures and shells, as well as an amazing collection of artifacts from WW2. Such an interesting visit, well...More

Thank Abigail P
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Really interesting place. There are plenty of exhibits detailing the development of the navy in Crete and the WW2 exhibits are particularly good. If you like museums this is a must see in Chania.

Thank CraigandMarie
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

There are 2 seperate exhibits that are a must one on either side of the Harbour. Firstly, the main museum with 2 floors of interesting exhibits following the Cretan maritime history & a small but very good Anzac alliance exhibit of the Battle of Crete...More

1  Thank Karenosaurus
Reviewed June 6, 2017

We had a look whilst in town. Nice historic building with very high ceiling. Not much to see really, but there are details about the history of boats and yachts plus other vessels. There is a nice bar inside if you want to sit indoors.

Thank Kozwotsit
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June 15, 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
April 9, 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