Categories : Museums (12)

“Ancient Greece – the Origin of Technologies”   The Hi-Tech inventions then and now! Visitors have the chance to meet over 60 fully functional reconstructions of ancient Greek inventions, accompanied by rich audio-visual material, from the robot – servant of Philon to the...

The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is one of the largest and most important museums in Greece, and among the most important museums in Europe. It houses representative artefacts from all the periods of Cretan prehistory and history, covering a chronological span of over...

The Archaeological Museum of Chania is subject to the Ephorate of Antiquities of Chania.The Museum has been housed in the church of the Venetian Monastery of St Francis since 1963.The exhibits illustrate the cultural history and character of the area through the ages, from...

The Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos is currently closed for restoration (date of this edit is 13 October 2015). No re-opening date is available.

In the Museum of Archanes are exhibited mainly stone and clay objects as well as exact copies of some of the most important archaeological finds of the area Archanes-Yuhtas, which is undoubtedly one of the most important archaeological sites of Crete.

The archaeological Museum of Kissamos was founded in 2005 and is housed in the Venetian - Turkish monument known as Diikitirio ("Headquarters"). Its exhibits provide a longitudinal picture of the region's history from prehistory to late antiquity, i.e. the early Christian...

El Greco tiny museum occupies a centuries-old stone cottage, reputedly the birthplace of Domenikos Theotokopoulos (1541 – 1614). Better known as El Greco, Theotokopoulos trained as an icon painter on Crete, then left for Toledo in 1577, where he adopted Spanish culture and...

The Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC) demonstrates with an impressive manner the natural environment of eastern Mediterranean area with special emphasis on Greece and Crete

The paternal house of Eleftherios Venizelos in Chalepa Chania was the home of his life for more than thirty years, from 1880 until 1910 and occasionally from 1927 to 1935.In 1876 his father, Kiriakos Venizelos, bought the land, located in the center of Chalepa, the...

The Kazantzakis Museum pays tribute to the important intellectual, author, thinker, philosopher, politician and traveler Nikos Kazantzakis. The Museum is made up of a cluster of buildings in the central square of the historical village of Varvari, now known as Myrtia. The...

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