WWI: Ypres Salient | Artois | Verdun | FR/US Frontline | The Somme | Vosges | Hindenburg Line
WWII: Maginot Line | Normandy | V-Weapon Sites | Arnhem
Further afield: Crete

Tracing Military Ancestors
Travel Advice
CWGC Cemeteries
Iron Harvest
Book Reviews
Contact Me

- Brief History
- Photographic Guide

Follow  WarwalkerUpdate on Twitter

Streamline.Net The home of good value web hosting

Location 2 The Maritime Museum of Crete, Hania

Click and drag to move the map. Use the slider to zoom in/out.

Image index:
Use buttons to navigate through images.
All photos © Mark Sluman. Click on image for full size.

This museum in Hania, provides, amongst other interesting exhibits, an excellent overview of the Battle of Crete. It encompasses displays of uniforms and equipment from the period including a focus on the Royal Navy's operations in the theatre in which they lost 1,800 sailors. An interesting display on the ground and first floor charts the history of the Greek Navy to modern times and the establishment and development of the harbour in Hania.

Latest entrance prices and opening times can be found at:

Whilst in Hania it is well worth exploring this historic town which has Venetian influences and was ruled for 250 years by the Turks. Particular recommendations are the Cathedral, Etz Hayyim Synagogue and Mosque of the Janissaries.