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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 in 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 Aphorodite from the Roman Era, which was found in the region of Gortyna.


Address  Address:

2, Xanthoudidou Str. GR-71202

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Telephone number  Telephone:

(+30) 2810279000

Fax number  Fax:

(+30) 2810279001

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Operating Days & Hours  Operating Days & Hours:

Summer (From the 25th of April through the 31st of October) 
Monday - Sunday and bank holidays 08:00 - 20:00

Winter (From the 1st of November through the 24th April)  
Monday 10:00 - 17:00, Tuesday-Sunday and bank holidays 09:00-16:00


Admission Fee  Admission Fee:

• General admission: Full: €10, Reduced: €5
• Special ticket package: Full: €16, Reduced: €8  (Package valid for: Knossos Archaeological Site & Heraklion Archaeological Museum)  

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 Last update 24/04/2018