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Maritime Museum of Crete

Coast Kountourioti, Akti Kountourioti, Chania Town, Crete 73110, Greece
+30 2821 091875
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Coast Kountourioti, Akti Kountourioti, Chania Town, Crete 73110, Greece
+30 2821 091875
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Manos M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 July 13, 2017 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 July 10, 2017

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 July 4, 2017 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 July 3, 2017 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 July 1, 2017 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.

1  Thank Alex W
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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