The Historical Archive of Crete was founded in 1920 and is housed in a neoclassical building on 20 Ioanni Sfakianaki street, Chania. Visitors can find archives related to the history of Crete and see relics exhibited in a small collection. p>
The Historical Archive of Crete is considered the most significant regional historical archive in Greece in terms of content, volume and valuable material. The collection includes approximately 650000 archives and artifacts preserved and classified. The folklore collection of the Archive includes exhibits related to the traditional Cretan lifestyle. .