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Archaeological Museum Of Agios Nikolaos

Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos Crete

Archaeological Museum Of Agios Nikolaos Crete

Lasithi Prefecture –  Agios Nikolaos

 

Details / Information  Overview:

The Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos Crete was founded in 1970 in order to accommodate the numerous new archaeological finds from eastern Crete, which up to then, were housed in the Museum of Heraklion.

The most important exhibits of the museum are:
finds from the cemetery of Agia Fotia which was located by the sea, finds from peak sanctuaries of the Middle Minoan I period (2000 B.C.), the Gold diadem, the “Goddess of Myrtos”, the figurine of a worshiper or a priestess from the cemetery of Myrsine, in Sitia, the head of a clay statue and the extraordinary Skull of a young athlete with a gold wreath found in the Roman cemetery of the city of Lato towards Kamara (modern Agios Nikolaos).

Address  Address:

74, K.Palaiologou Str. GR-72100

Location (City, Village, Area)  Location:

Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi

Telephone number  Telephone:

(+30) 2841024943

Fax number  Fax:

(+30) 2841025115

E-mail address  E-mail:

[email protected]

Website Url Url:

www.culture.gr

Operating Period  Operating Period:

JAN-DEC

Operating Days & Hours  Operating Days & Hours:

The museum is closed due to works. There is a temporary exhibition (with posters only) titled “The history of the city of Agios Nikolaos” (08:00 – 15:00 except Mondays)

Admission Fee  Admission Fee:

• Free Entrance

Notes  Notes:

• Not suitable for wheelchairs
• Car park opposite with charge

 

 

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 Last update 24/04/2018

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