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Maritime Museum of Crete, Chania Town
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View the model of the bridge of a World War II torpedo boat and gain an appreciation for nautical history at Maritime Museum of Crete. Featuring models of ships, nautical instruments, paintings, historical photographs, and war relics, the museum classifies exhibits chronologically from the Bronze Age up to modern times. Be sure to check out the section dedicated to the German invasion of Crete and the model of the fortified town and port under Venetian Rule. Don't leave without visiting the well-stocked library, containing Greek and foreign exhibits with a nautical theme. For Maritime Museum of Crete and beyond, use our Chania Town trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Chania Town vacation.
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  • Great museum that shows the history of Chania. Interesting and provided with lyrics in English. Beautiful views of the harbour. Well worth the test visit.
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  • If you are a History Channel lover, you are going to find the museum very intersting. It shows the greek naval history starts with a special Minoan ship rebuild. It continues with exhibits from Bronze...  more »
  • The Maritime Museum of Crete covers a range of exhibits related to Chania's history. My interest in WW2 history, and the museum dedicates most of the second floor to the Battle of Crete and subsequent...  more »
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  • Compact museum but well worth the visit. Beautiful exhibits and not too expensive either. Very interesting place.
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  • Very instructive. Comprehensive Division to the 2nd World War.
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