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Museum Of Nikos Kazantzakis

Museum Of Nikos Kazantzakis

Museum Of Nikos Kazantzakis

Heraklion Prefecture – Myrtia


Details / Information  Overview:

The Kazantzakis Museum is situated in Varvaroi, approximately 20 km. south of Heraklion. It was founded to preserve the work and to record the life of the Cretan writer. It includes some of the writer’s personal belongings and those of his family, documents, letters, the first Greek editions of his books, and translations in 49 languages in 54 counties, photographs, busts, works of art, as well as documents referring to the staging of his theatrical works and of novels adapted for the theatre, posters, programs, models of stage settings and costumes as they have been presented in performances all over the world. There is also radio and television material as well as a collection of press reviews that refer to Kazantzakis and have been published in Greek and foreign newspapers.

Address  Address:

Myrtia (Varvaroi), GR-70100

Location (City, Village, Area)  Location:

Myrtia, Heraklion

Telephone number  Telephone:

(+30) 2810741689

Fax number  Fax:

(+30) 2810742232

E-mail address  E-mail:

[email protected]

Website Url Url:

Operating Period  Operating Period:


Operating Days & Hours  Operating Days & Hours:

APR-OCT: MON-SUN:  09:00-17:00
NOV-MAR: SUNDAYS: 10:00-15:00 or by appointment

Admission Fee  Admission Fee:

General admission: 5,00 €

• Discounts
– Groups of 10 people or more: 3 €
– Seniors: 3 €
– Students: 3 € (with a valid student card)
– School groups: 1 €

• Special prices
– Guided tour for groups (for groups of 10-30 adults): 4 €
– Guided tour for school groups: 2 €
– Educational program for school groups: 3 €

• Free entrance for
– Disabled people (and one companion per person)
– Unemployed people with a valid card by OAED
– Guides (with a card)
– Journalists (with a card)
– Children up to 15 years old who are accompanied by parent
– Parents accompanying their children to weekend educational programs
– Teachers accompanying school groups to the Museum’s educational programs
– Members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM)

Notes  Notes:

• Wheelchair accessible only to the first floor
• Little souvenir store

• Important note
To organize your group visit, contact us on 2810 741689 or at [email protected]. The Museum and its staff welcomes group visits by people of all ages. To make sure you enjoy your visit, if your group consists of more than 10 people, we encourage you to book an appointment before your visit the Museum. The visit lasts an average of one hour and a half, during which you will have the chance to watch a free 20-minute audio-visual presentation of Nikos Kazantzakis’ life and work in 10 languages (Greek, English, French, German, Dutch, Russian, Chinese, Polish, Spanish and Italian).


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* The above information, are subject to change without prior notification from the institution. In any case, has no responsibilities for any occurred changes.

 Last update 30/04/2017

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