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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
+30 2821 090334
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Small but beautifully laid out with exhibits from Crete's millennia of civilisation and history. Well worth the time and effort and some well illustrated books to buy as a memory.

Thank Topdriller
Reviewed 3 days ago

Small museum, interesting artefacts and beautiful jewellery collection, shady on a hot day, pretty garden

Thank dawn w w
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see place. The entrance is very simple, get a ticket at the spot and enter. Many of the exhibits could only be found here.

Thank Yali L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place, worth visiting for the Roman statues and the excellent mosaics. There is plenty here on the history of the locality and lots of pottery!!

Thank CraigandMarie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For such a small museum they do have some interesting artifacts. Everything is well sign posted in Greek and English which is very helpful.

2  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little museum with plenty of variety. You will see plenty of jugs, mosaics and statues from various periods, all laid out very well in a single large room. There's also a small but charming garden on the side to sit in after you've wandered...More

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small museum with a good range of neolithic, to Minoan, to Roman artifacts from around the region. The clay seal from Kasteli showing a Minoan city was a highlight. Minoan sarcophagi were fascinating. And an early Minoan vessel that the museum identifies as bird-shaped reminds...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love museums but this one was very limited. Only one room and only a handful of statues and other exhibits. We were in and out in 20 minutes.

Thank Angelo G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unsurprisingly... The museum contains a lot of sculptures, jewelry, coins, pots and weapons found in and around the Chania area. It is not a very big museum, but entrance to the museum is free and it is located centrally so you risk nothing by paying...More

Thank Ermin K
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

A small but interesting museum. The highlight of the museum are some of the mosaics displayed. Admission is reasonable and is worth a visit.

Thank smrgeog
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We will be visiting Chania via cruise ship for the day. Should we take a tour with buses or just walk around town? How big is the city? We really want to see the museum and get a feel for the town. Thanks, Paul
9 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
Just wondering if the attractions in Chania use our English alphabet or the Greek alphabet on their signs. Also, are the street signs written only with letters from the Greek alphabet? Just wondering how easy it will be to find the attractions and our way around the different streets in town. Thanks for answering these questions.
20 March 2015|
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Response from zohar c |
every sign in Greece is writen in Latin leters
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