Details / Information  Overview:

The Archaeological Museum of Sitia contains the most important discoveries from eastern Crete. Apart of the exhibition halls, the museum has storerooms and workshops, as well as offices for scholars and the staff. The explanatory labels of the exhibited finds are written in five languages. The museum opened to the public in 1984.

The most representative exhibits of Museum Sitia are:
The gold and ivory statue “kouros” from the Minoan town of Palaikastro in Sitia,  The rhyton (libation vessel) in the shape of a bull, with painted decoration, the stirrup jar from the Minoan settlement on the islet of Pseira, the pithoid jar from the Palace in Zakros, the geometric amphora from the cemetery of Agios Georgios, the terracotta figurine of a woman, of the type known as the "Tanagraia", the black figure kantharos with "west slope" decoration and the clay plaques of  Daedalic type, from a deposit in the city of Sitia.

 

Address  Address:

National Road Sitia - Piskokephalos, GR-72300

Location (City, Village, Area)  Location:

Sitia

Telephone number  Telephone:

(+30) 2843023917

Fax number  Fax:

(+30) 2843023917

E-mail address  E-mail:

efalas@culture.gr

Website Url Url:

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Operating Period  Operating Period:

JAN-DEC

 

Operating Days & Hours  Operating Days & Hours:

TUE-SUN: 08:30-15:00

Admission Fee  Admission Fee:

• General admission: Full: €2, Reduced: €1
• Special ticket package: Full: €7, Reduced: €4 (Valid to visit within 5 days the: archaeological sites of Itanos, Palaikastro, Petra, Kazarma Fort & the archaeoligical museums of Sitia & Ierapetra)
 

Notes  Notes:

• Parking opposite the Museum
 

 

 

 

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 Last update 24/04/2018