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Chania Archaeological Museum

21 Chalidon Street, Chania Town, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 090334
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Private Tour: Trikke and Discover Cretan Art from Chania
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21 Chalidon Street, Chania Town, Crete, Greece
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"greek and roman"
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"magnifying glass"
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"coin collection"
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"old church"
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"mosaic floors"
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"children's toys"
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"worth a visit"
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"interesting artifacts"
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"nice collection"
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"entrance fee"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 7 reviews
"western crete"
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"take photos"
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"coins"
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"pottery"
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"minoan"
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Reviewed yesterday

The Museum is housed in the Venetian-built church of San Francesco and it can be tricky to spot from the outside as it is very modest and blends in with the rest of the buildings along the street. Inside it is quite small and simple...More

Thank Giulia P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting collection well displayed, clearly marked and easy to look at. Wonderfull garden to sit and rest in shadow.

Thank 123Liisa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazingly this place has a disabled toilet! It's not huge but has ramps everywhere and the staff are helpful. It's not interactive or anything.

Thank Taryn C
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very well presented artifacts from the excavations in the immediate area. Good place to get an idea of how long the area of Chania has been inhabited and the cultures.

Thank dmhb66
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A well-organized museum with many treasures. Be sure to see the "Master Seal," discovered at the Minoan dig on Kanevaro Street in Chania -- a really interesting and significant find. This is a nice, quiet, cool spot to visit on a hot afternoon.

Thank John R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many, many artifacts, some could be photographed, but not others. I have a fondness for the Minoan civilization so every display was interesting to me.

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

hard to spot as only a small sign but the front door,e4 was the entrance fee ,interesting to see the to see the exhibits .

Thank johnbrum
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is located inside the Venetian abbey of Saint Francis, in the city center. During Ottoman period , this abbey was used as mosque , a circular shape fountain for ablution is still visible outside in the garden. Many small objects found in the...More

Thank Maurizio M
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Great access to remains of Minoan civilization to those who understands the magnitude of it. To us this visit will represent unforgettable memory and valuable experience.

Thank Anamaria L
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Great museum with a plethora of interesting artefacts for anyone to appreciate. The minoans were a fascinating group of people, producing some stunning art thousands of years ago. If you’re in Chania and want to escape rain or heat, give this museum a try. I’m...More

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Debab_63
28 February 2018|
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Response from Andy B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there! Opening hours are 08:00 AM—03:00 PM, Tuesday through Sunday, closed on Mondays. It is a quaint, lovely museum, with quite a few, very interesting exhibits and artifacts. Plan on being there for at least one... More
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austin_pocket
10 July 2016|
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Response from captmom | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if you have gone already. There were buses that picked us up and dropped us off right by the large market. Very cheap. I recommend walking through the city. You see more and at your own pace. We found several... More
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21 March 2015|
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