The Minoan ship housed together with the permanent exhibition of ancient and traditional shipbuilding in Shipyard Moro.
It is a very interesting exhibition that apart from the magnificent Minoan ship has a rich collection of traditional boats ships and various objects from the marine history of Greece. The Minoan ship is a converted ship 17 meters (reconstruction) documented a realistic version of a prehistoric oared ship of the 15th century BC The reconstruction of the Minoan Ship lasted four years and ended in 2004, while construction was made entirely with traditional tools and materials (cypress logs, while the sealing layers of cloth soaked in a mixture of resin and beef fat. Decided to reconstruct the Maritime Museum of Crete and implemented together with the Research Institute of Ancient Shipbuilding and Engineering. The ship in May 24 of 2004 launched its maiden voyage with a crew of 24 volunteers rowing Piraeus sailed into on June 24 confirming the correctness of the experimental shipbuilding approach.
The museum is open from May to October daily from 09:00 to 17:00 and Sundays 10:00 to 18:00
The museum is closed on Public Holidays
Entrance 2€ The museum is closed on Public Holidays.