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Greek National Football Museum Chania Town
#1 of 90 Museums in Crete
One of the best museums in the world
Amazing collection, great time and a very detailed description of most relevant collection pieces from the super passionate director/owner of the museum.
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Minoan's World Chania Town
#2 of 90 Museums in Crete
Friendly staff very interactive films brilliant story line informative feature of ancient Crete, also interactive 3D museum.
Hello my fellow friends,i visited this amazing museum with my friends and my little nephew the art was amazing Antaios was amazing presentator.
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Wooden Museum Axos
#3 of 90 Museums in Crete
Very special, this Museum with wood Sculprures, persons in life size, very impressionnant, a young artist gives you the explication of all his sculptures; merite a visit; also for ordered special wishes .
We were on our way from Heraklion to Rethymno when we came across this lovely museum found in Axos Mylopotamou.
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum Hersonissos
#4 of 90 Museums in Crete
It was fascinating to see how Crete was in the past and compare it to our similar museums in the UK.
We were fortunate that the attendant put on a film for us about the history of Crete and also the fascinating history of the museum which has been an incredible personal achievement for those involved.
Heraklion Archaeological Museum Heraklion
#5 of 90 Museums in Crete
This museums contains a collection of all things Minoan such as jewellery, pottery, seals, art, etc, as well as some original frescos from arechelogical sites.
We went there and enjoyed watching all the historical artefacts starting from thousands of years ago, my young son loves to visit museums and this was a great place to spend morning, we all loved it.
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Museum of Typography Souda
#6 of 90 Museums in Crete
There is also a display of stunning typographic art - the submissions from the most recent of the museums annual typographic art competition which attracts entries from all over the world.
... equipment and methods, newspaper production and printing, stone lithography, screen printing, phototypesetting and Braille typewriters - the list goes on - are all to be seen and enjoyed at this wonderful museum.
Museum-Residence of Eleftherios Venizelos Chania Town
#7 of 90 Museums in Crete
Usually museums are overwhelming, but this was just such a perfect, just right experience.
The gardens surrounding the museum and a lovely place to stroll and the views back to the Old Venetian Harbour from here a spectacular, especially at sunset.
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Historical Museum of Crete Heraklion
#8 of 90 Museums in Crete
I find museums tiring after 45 minutes or so and this one has a great courtyard on the second floor where one can sit and recharge in fresh air (and a bottle of water for .40
There is also an exhibition based around local author Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek etc. Well worth a visit if you are in the area and just down the road is the Natural History Museum.
Archaeological Museum of Kissamos Kissamos
#9 of 90 Museums in Crete
This is one of those lovely small museums you find in many Cretan towns.
Bigger museums just contain a bigger collection of the same/similar objects.
The Natural History Museum of Crete Heraklion
#10 of 90 Museums in Crete
The Natural History Museum (NHM) of Heraklion, with the Arcaeological and the Historical Museums are a must, while visiting Crete.
My son and I are used to the Natural History and Science Museums in London and this place has a good combination of some of the best aspects of both.
Maritime Museum of Crete Chania Town
#11 of 90 Museums in Crete
One of the Best Small Maritime Museums in Europe
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...
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The Bronze - Kelesis Yannis Anopolis
#12 of 90 Museums in Crete
We visited this amazing museum with my fruends and found some really interesting pieces.
Olive Tree Museum of Vouves Vouves
#13 of 90 Museums in Crete
The tree is amazing to see & followed by a visit to the small museum where it takes you through the history of the Olive industry with all the tools & receptacles used for collecting, processing & storing.
The museum is housed in a traditional building, which maintains all the characteristics of an austere and, at the same time, authentic, intelligent and functional folk architecture of this area, the preservation o...
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Archaeological Museum of Chania Chania Town
#14 of 90 Museums in Crete
One of the best museums I have ever been to.The pottery collection is amazing and very easy to view.This is a perfect window into the wide and wonderful history of Crete.
There have been many improvements, but the Chania Archaeological Museum remains among my favorite Greek museums.
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Kazantzakis Museum Myrtia
#15 of 90 Museums in Crete
But, the visit to Myrtia, in addition to the Museum, is an interesting visit to a marvellous site of agricultural land and to a peaceful Cretan village.
I found a most interesting and modern museum and information center, with a well-informed staff, good exhibitions and a video presentation of his life.
Historical and Folk Art Museum of Rethymnon Rethymnon
#16 of 90 Museums in Crete
Very interesting museum showing Crete and its history, Helpful and friendly staff with signs in English as well as Greek.
This is really an excellent museum to learn about the history of Crete and the culture of the people who live there.
Folklore Museum of Gouves Kato Gouves
#17 of 90 Museums in Crete
A brilliant small museum, a lovely greeting on arrival made us welcome, lots of local artefacts, tools, fabrics, and pictures from old Crete, well worth a visit
A small museum packed with interesting displays of history covering oil making, wine making, cooking utensils, weaving etc. Well worth a visit.
Chromonastiri Military Museum Chromonastiri
#18 of 90 Museums in Crete
This is kind of two museums for the price of one as it is situated in the Venetian villa with a lot of original features.
If you have a husband, like mine, who is really into his military museums then the yellow train company have a tour.
Stagakis Cretan Lyra Workshop Rethymnon
#19 of 90 Museums in Crete
Hospitality, tradition and a wonderful place, I highly recommend a visit at Stagakis Lyra workshop and museum especially for musicians.
History and craftsmanship is everywhere to be seen in the museum and photo archives.
Maria Sanoudaki Ceramic - Art Studio Hersonissos
#20 of 90 Museums in Crete
Museum of Ancient Eleutherna Eletherna
#21 of 90 Museums in Crete
... opening of the superb museum and great signage will attract visitors .The museum is a wonderful place to see some fantastic exhibits and listen to the history of the area allow a good 3/4 hours for museum visit .
Alongside sites like Delphi and the Acropolis, this brand new museum clearly and intelligently presents a Cretan archaeological tour-de-force.
MoozArt - Wood Art Workshop Matala
#22 of 90 Museums in Crete
Piskopiano Museum of Rural Life Piskopiano
#23 of 90 Museums in Crete
Nestled up in the alleys of Piskopiano is this charming little museum that gives you an insight into life in the villages of Crete.
The museum shows how life had been in Crete in the past centuries for the peasant farmer and the blacksmith and barrel maker etc.
Archaeological Museum of Rethymno Rethymnon
#24 of 90 Museums in Crete
Wonderful museum, fascinating exhibits... a must visit!
Archaeological Museum of Rethymn
Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini Heraklion
#25 of 90 Museums in Crete
The museum om Christian art in Heraklion is a little gem.
This old church has been converted into a magnificent museum of Christian art after a seven-year closure.
Folk Museum of Spili Spili
#26 of 90 Museums in Crete
Good local small museums are well worth supporting.
A joyful museum with three rooms of an old house, displaying textiles (and an old wooden loom), costumes, rugs, other weaving, sewing machines, tools and equipment for farming, shoe-making, food preparation, etc.
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Vasiliki Agios Markos Municipal Art Gallery Heraklion
#27 of 90 Museums in Crete
Thirathen Museum of Musical Instruments Krousonas
#28 of 90 Museums in Crete
Nice collection of instruments, a beautiful museum and amazing staff!
Tradition and roots came alive here today in a most original and amazing setting of one's home made into a true museum, where past and present fell into one.
War Museum Askifou Askifou
#29 of 90 Museums in Crete
One of the best museums I have ever been to.
We stopped by this museum on the way back to Chania town from Imbro gorge, and we're so glad we did!
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Museum of Cretan Ethnology Heraklion
#30 of 90 Museums in Crete
Quaint museum worth a visit while you are in Vori, southern Crete.