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Archaeological Museum Of Heraklion

Archaeological Museum Of Heraklion

Archaeological Museum Of Heraklion

Heraklion Prefecture – Heraklion City


Details / Information  Overview:

The Archaeological Museum Of Heraklion houses the most important and representative finds of the Minoan civilization. Initially, the museum was created in 1904.

The exhibits have been categorized by era, from the Neolithic period up to the Roman and secondary by region that the items were discovered.

At your visit to the Museum, do not miss the opportunity to see the “Goddess of the Ofi snakes”, the Rock-crystal rhyton, the rhyton in the shape of a bull’s head, The “Bull-leaping” fresco from the palace of Knossos, the Phaistos Disk and the statue of Aphrodite from the Roman Era, which was found in the region of Gortyna.

Address  Address:

2, Xanthoudidou Str. GR-71202

Location (City, Village, Area)  Location:


Telephone number  Telephone:

(+30) 2810279000

Fax number  Fax:

(+30) 2810279001

E-mail address  E-mail:

[email protected]

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Operating Period  Operating Period:


Operating Days & Hours  Operating Days & Hours:

Summer (From 1st of April through the 31st of October) 
All days except Tuesday 08:00 – 20:00
Tuesdays 10:00 – 20:00

Winter (From the 1st of November through the 31st of March)  
Monday, Wednesday to Sunday: 09:00 – 16:00
Tuesday: 10:00 – 17:00

Admission Fee  Admission Fee:

• General admission: Full: €12, Reduced: €6
• Special ticket package: Full: €20, (Package valid for: Knossos Archaeological Site & Heraklion Archaeological Museum). The special ticket package is valid for 3 days (only one visit per site is allowed in the 3 day period). From 1st April to 31st October 2021, the price of the special package is 20 Euros.

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 Last update 26/07/2021

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