Crete history has certainly been action backed. From the Minoan Era to the Byzantine Era to the Venetian Era to the Modern Era, every period of history has had a major influence upon the region. All this action can be seen all at once in the Historical Museum of Crete.
The collections are undoubtedly delightful. Ceramics, Sculptures, Numismatics and several such opjects can be seen in this lovely museum. Most of them have been collected from the island of Crete while others are traded goods and the like. It is absolutely wonderful to see all these amazing works of art and history in one place.
- This place is closed on Public Holidays.
- Adults- € 5.00.
- Pupils and students (on production of ID), Senior citizens- € 3.00.
- Entry is free for children twelve years and under.
- Library Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 9.00 am to 3.00 pm.
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48.33% of people who visit Crete include Historical Museum Of Crete in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
43.9% of people start their Historical Museum Of Crete visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Historical Museum Of Crete
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Good place to spend day indoor. Takes at least 2h to go through all the exhibition. With kids you can easily double this. There are some small living animals (reptiles, amphibians) and plenty of stuffed birds and mammals. Quite a few spots for kids activities with educational value. Adults can learn some geology and earth history as well.
I loved it! It's a great place to visit with your family or friends, with your kids or husband, with your boyfriend or girlfriend!! They have many things to do inside, your memory on your phone will be full of pictures and videos. They even have dinosaurs in real size and an earthquake's simulation! I definitely recommend this place for everyone.
Very good description of ecology and geology of Crete. Very good displays of current animals, reptiles, bugs etc. VERY impressive were the live earthquake demonstration and the dinosaur movie. Totally worth your while!
great experience! there´s an earthquake simulator, one floor with physics-oriented eye illsuions, fluorescent rocks etc. and the employees are super-sweet, get you to interact and explain everything. then, of course, replicas of dinosaur fossils and preserved fauna of crete. interesting!
Great museum with interesting scenes and also some live animals. The earthquake simulator is a must. And the price is really acceptable.