Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Chania that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Chania to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Chania page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.
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Top Chania Museums
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#1 of 5 Museums in Chania | Added 5007 times in trip plans
30 Halidon, Chania, Greece
09:00 am - 03:00 pm
This Venetian Church of St. Francis, which was reportedly once the largest church in Chania, was once also taken over by the Turkish and converted into a mosque. The Archaeological Museum was established here in 1963. Its exhibits, arranged in chronological order, mostly cover:
Pottery, carved stone objects, sealstones, sculpture, metalwork, gold ...
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Maritime Museum of Crete, Akti Koundourioti, Chania
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
The building was used as a barracks to house the Turkish army,to protect Chania from raiders from the sea. This was also the place where Crete’s union with Greece was celebrated. Check out the fantastic panoramic view of the harbour… and then come down to the museum.
The Maritime Museum of Crete is a red building that covers history ri...
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Halidon 46B, Chania Town, Crete 73134,Greece
09:00 am - 09:00 pm
Curated by Aspasia Bikaki and Irini Koumandraki the Museum is housed within the Firka Fortress, just like the Maritime Museum. It’s an improperly named, because it has little to do with storytelling and more to do with the agricultural way of life of the traditional Cretans. Highlights include:
Exhibitions on the agricultural implements and ...
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Akti Kountourioti, Chania 731 31, Greece
08:30 am - 03:00 pm
This fascinating museum was opened in 1973. It is spread on two different sites in the same city. The main building displays the recent nautical history, as well as from the last century and Second World War. It has a collection of models of different ships, nautical instruments and historic photographs. The second site, which is on the opposite si...
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Park of small industries - Building 1303,Chania Town, Crete, Greece
10:00 am - 02:30 pm
Yannis Garedakis, founder of the paper Haniotika Nea, was enraptured n his youth by the solemnity of typographers manually setting type. Year later, that led to him beginning a collection of printing presses and other typography associated art. Today that collection has expanded to:
Two elaborate, cast iron printing presses of the beginning of 19t...