• Historical Museum

    The Historical Museum of Crete is located at Sofokli Venizelou 27 & Lisimachou Kalokairinou 7. It was founded in 1953, and is housed in a neoclassical building of exceptional architectural merit. It tells the story of seventeen centuries of local history and culture, from the early Christian centuries up to modern times. Byzantine art and culture, the periods of Venetian and Ottoman rule, the age of revolutions on the course to union with Greece, World War II, the Battle of Crete and the resistance, as well as Cretan rural folk culture are all highlighted via selected exhibits combined with a wealth of visual material and multimedia.

  • Natural History Museum

    Natural History Museum of Crete has been functioning and operates under the framework of the University of Crete since 1980.Eastern Mediterranean is unique at a global level due to the great ecological and cultural complexity.

  • Chania Archaeological Museum

    Chania Archaeological Museum is located on Halidon Street in the centre of the old town,and houses the Archaeological Collection of Chania.It has been housed in various public buildings (the Residency, the Boys’ High School, the Hassan Mosque). Since 1963 it has been housed in the Venetian church of St Francis,an important monument of the city