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Maritime Museum of Crete: Tours & Tickets

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Coast Kountourioti, Akti Kountourioti, Chania Town, Crete 73110, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Life on Crete is closely connected with the sea that surrounds it. The Maritime Museum in the old port area of Chania captures some of the maritime history of Crete, one that has involved many different visitors/invaders over the centuries, from Roman times all the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this small museum next to the Yacht Club with it`s amazing replica of an old sailing ship. The interpretation boards shows the progress of the building of the ship and the subsequent sailing expedition. Excellent presentation and the volunteers deserve a big thank...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kathy b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting location and buidling history, especially with the adjacent fort but the Museum is let down in its design and upkeep. Many of the picture are old and tattered around the edges. The story line presented does not flow as smoothly as it could...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank marcussW5400VW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a very in depth museum. so many amazing artefacts to see, facts not known and things to learn about this beautiful chania

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank october3101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked this museum even not being naval enthusiasts. There are lots of models and maps and I would say that the focus is on WW2 and forward and that suited us very well. Also the Minoan war exhibition was really interesting.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 866matsw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in by chance and enjoyed the exhibition of old seafareing items with many that I could relate to .

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Marian T
Reviewed 16 September 2019

Our first port of call when visiting Chania was the Maritime museum. Reason being ,my father in law was in the Royal Navy during the Battle of Crete in 1941. Photographs of his ship,HMS Lanner were displayed.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 16 September 2019 via mobile

Dropped in and was pleasantly surprised. The museum is a lot bigger than you think and is spread across two levels. I was really surprised to see Australian historic memorabilia and heaps of German ww2 gear as well. Very informative and worth a visit for...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank pablosimons
Reviewed 14 September 2019

I mentioned the timing straight off as we visited inside the museum and then we went to try and visit the outside areas which close at 2pm, which was annoying and not advertised, we could have done that first had we known. Overall a cheap...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank David H
Reviewed 13 September 2019

This is by far the best of the two maritime museums in chania. The 3€ entrance fee is well worth it. Take the kids loads to see.

Date of experience: September 2019
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MariWolfe929
16 June 2016|
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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
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Sherri M
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Response from martathoffmann |
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
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