Details / Information  Overview:

The museum was founded at the end of the 19th century, during the Turkish occupation of Crete and was housed in several buildings in the past. Today it is housed in the building of the Commercial Ottoman School, which is protected by a preservation order, and has been ceded to the Ministry of Culture by the Municipality of Ierapetra.

Don’t miss the opportunity to admire, while there: The Clay sarcophagus, Stone stele from Hierapytna (current Ierapetra), the Honorary inscription, the Red-figure amphora from Manoliana of Ierapetra, the Clay plastic vase, the Minoan axe mould, the marble statue of the standing female, the marble headless woman from the region of ancient theater in Viglia (Ierapetra), the marble statuette since the Roman era and the marble head of man statue.


Address  Address:

Kanoupaki Sq, Eth. Antistaseos Sq & Dimokratias Str,  GR-71200

Location (City, Village, Area)  Location:


Telephone number  Telephone:

(+30) 2842028721

Fax number  Fax:

(+30) 2841025115

E-mail address  E-mail:

Website Url Url:

Operating Period  Operating Period:




Operating Days & Hours  Operating Days & Hours:

TUE-SUN: 08:00-15:00


Admission Fee  Admission Fee:

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

Reduced admission for:
- Escorting parents on educational visits of primary schools
- Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union who are over 65 years old, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin
- Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent Schools of countries from outside the European Union, upon presentation of their student ID cards

Notes  Notes:






* 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