Details / Information  Overview:

The The Archanes Archaeological Collection, opened for the first time its gates to the public, in 1993. Since then it mainly hosts, replicas of items from the excavations in the areas of Knossos, the Minoan cemetery in Fourni and the sanctuary of Anemospilaion.

Through the exhibits, you will find out about the way of life of the ancient Minoans. Elements of their diet, entertainment, customs and religion. The building that is accommodating the museum is a splendid new classic building, manufactured on the 19th century.


Address  Address:

1, Michail Kalochristianaki Str. GR-70100

Location (City, Village, Area)  Location:

Ano Archanes, Heraklion

Telephone number  Telephone:

(+30) 2810752712

Fax number  Fax:


E-mail address  E-mail:


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Operating Period  Operating Period:


Operating Days & Hours  Operating Days & Hours:

WED-MON: 08:00-15:00

Admission Fee  Admission Fee:

• General admission: Full: €2, Reduced: €1

Notes  Notes:

• Only 2 steps leading into museum, so wheechairs can go in if asssited




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

 Last update 30/04/2017