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History Museum

Musée maritime de La Canée

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May 25, 2019
Visit the wonderful Naval Museum (Maritime Museum) - it delivers a superb introduction to the History of Crete and is by no means only for maritime mavens, you will learn more here in half an hour than most could teach you, about the events that filled Crete's moving past. Excellent, well done…
February 09, 2017
for the real size replica of the Bronze Age Minoan Boat and more..
February 25, 2019
Built on the edge of the Old Venetian Harbor, at the entrance of the historic Firkas Fortress, the Maritime Museum invites visitors to a wonderful trip in time. All the long naval history of the area, gathered on land: Ship models, paintings, photographs, nautical instruments, maps, torpedoes and…
June 16, 2016
It's an a historical castle with a great view.
July 15, 2017
The Nautical Museum is located at the heart of Chania Old Venecian Harbour. Worth visiting.
September 20, 2019
A naval museum with 2.000 naval items(paintings,maps,wreck finds,models of ships e.t.c.)
July 21, 2017
Housed in the Firkas Fortress, the Maritime Museum of Crete opened its doors in 1973. The two-storey building contains 13 displays presenting the maritime history of Crete, from antiquity to the Battle of Crete in 1941. It includes models of various vessels, wreck discoveries, documents on the Greek…
March 27, 2017
September 15, 2019
The Maritime Museum of Crete is housed at the Venetian Firka fortress, placed at the entrance of the old harbor in Chania. This location has historical importance because on December, 1st, 1913, the Greek flag was raised there and signaled the unification of Crete with the Greek state. The initial…
April 16, 2019
This museum traces Crete's centuries-old relationship with the sea, from the Minoans, through the Byzantine, Venetian, and Turkish periods, to arrive at the German invasion of the island during WWII. Spread over two floors, the collection includes video presentations, amazing models of ships,…

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“It may now house the Maritime Museum, but Firkas Fortress, on the north side of the Koundouriotou Coast, has been a watchdog since 1645 as a timeless symbol of freedom for Crete. In Turkish it means "barracks", but it was the Venetians who erected the fort as a fortification project to protect the port's entrance from enemy ships. What makes it extremely important, however, is that the Greek flag for the Union of Crete with Greece was officially raised on 1 December 1913 in the corner of its turret, in the presence of King Constantine, Prime Minister Venizelos, Admiral Kountouri and Admiral Kountouri of a world that cheered.”
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“When in Chania not forget to visit the Museum of Ancient and Traditional Shipbuilding at the docks of the Venetian harbor, where you can see the representation of the Minoan ship "Minoa" of 16th-15th century BC,. The ship was launched in December 2003 and in 2004 made its maiden trip from Chania to Piraeus, accompanying the Olympic flame that was moved by the Athenian Trireme in the last part of the route, and boating events and celebrations of Naval Week. The ship belongs to the nearby Naval Museum. ”
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Chania, 731 00
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