Some treasures of the Heraklion Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum Heraklion

Plateia Eleftherias, Heraklion
Opening times:

As the times change quite often it is best to phone the museum to be sure: +30 2810 279000

Tickets: Full: €12, Reduced: €6
A special 20 Euro ticket is valid for visiting the Heraklion Archaeological Museum and the palace of Knossos; it can be purchased at both sites. Please note that the individual opening hours may differ.


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The Dolphin frescoe
The Parisienne frescoe
The Ladies of the Court frescoe
Flask in the Marine style
The Phaestos disk
Gold axes
The Goddess of the Snakes
Stone sarcophagus

If you want to see (much) more of the exhibits of the museum have a look at the online version of the wonderful The Archeaeological Museum of Heraklion by Nota Dimopoulou - Rethemiotaki.


Crete photo of the day
Crete Photo of the Day


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