Administrative Information

Halidon 28, Chania, .. 73132, Chania (Prefecture of Hania)

Telephone: 28210 - 90334
Fax: 28210 44418

Full: €4, Reduced: €2
Special ticket package: Full: €6, Reduced: €3
Valid for 3 days.
Valid for: Aptera, Archaeological Museum of Chania, Archaeological Museum of Kissamos, Byzantine and Postbyzantine Collection of Chania
Free admission days
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
28 October
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
Reduced admission for:
Escorting parents on educational visits of primary schools.
Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union who are over 65 years old, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent Schools of countries from outside the European Union, upon presentation of their student ID cards
Free admission for:
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Holders of a free pass
Holders of a solidarity card
Holders of a valid unemployment card.
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites, upon presentation of their certified membership card.
Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS, upon presentation of their membership card
Official guests of the Greek State, after approval from the General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage.
Parents of multi-child families and their children up to the age of 23, up to the age of 25 if they are doing their military service or studying and regardless of age if they have disabilities, upon presentation of a certified multi-child pass from the Supreme Confederation of multi-child parents of Greece (ASPE).
Persons with disabilities (67 % or over) and one escort, upon presentation of the certification of disability issued by the Ministry of Health or a medical certification from a public hospital, where the disability and the percentage of disability are clearly stated
Single parent families with minors, upon presentation of a family status certificate issued by the Municipality. In the case of divorsed parents, only the parent holding custody of the children
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes, Military Schools or equivalent Schools of EU member states, as well as Schools of Guides, upon presentation of their student identity card
The employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Archaeological Receipts Fund, upon presentation of their service ID card.
The police officers of the Department of Antiquity Smuggling of the Directorate of Security
Tourist guides upon presentation of their professional ID card.
Young people, up to the age of 18, upon presentation of their Identity Card or passport for age confirmation.

From November 1st to March 31th: 08:00 - 15:00.
Monday closed.

From April 1st to October 31th: 08:00 - 20:00

1 January: Closed
6 January: 8:00-15:00
Shrove Monday: 8:00-15:00
25 March: Closed
Good Friday: 12:00-17:00
Holy Saturday: 8:00-15:00
1 May: Closed
Easter Sunday: Closed
Easter Monday: 8:00-20:00
Holy Spirit Day: 8:00-20:00
15 August: 8:00-20:00
28 October: 8:00-20:00
25 December: Closed
26 December: Closed
  Amenities for the physically challenged
At the entrance and inside the museum there are ramps while in the garden of the Museum are toilets for the disabled persons.
Near the Archaeological Museum of Chania are stations for urban and intercity buses.
Many visitors include a visit to the Archaeological Museum of Chania during their tour in the old town of Chania.
At the ticket office at the entrance of the museum are sold archaeological guides, books and cards.
In the shop of Archaeological Resources Fund, housed in a small room south of the entrance of the museum, are sold exact copies of ancient artifacts, archaeological books and guides.
See also
Other museums in the same prefecture
Archaeological Museum of Kissamos
Byzantine and Postbyzantine Collection of Chania
Historical - Folklore Museum of Gavalochori
Museum of the Monastery of Ag. Triada Tzagarolon
Nautical Museum of Crete