Administrative Information

National Road Siteia-Piskokefalos, Τ.Κ. 72300, Siteia (Prefecture of Lasithi)

Telephone: +30 28430 23917
Fax: +30 28430 23917

Full: €2, Reduced: €1
Special ticket package: Full: €2, Reduced: €1
Free admission days
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
National Holidays
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
Reduced admission for:
Contract employees of the Ministry of Culture and Sports and of the Archaeological Receipts Fund
Directors and Members of Foreign Archaeological Schools in Greece
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Graduates from Departments of History and Archaeology of Schools of Philosophy, as well as Graduates from Schools of Architecture, Fine Arts Schools, Schools of Art and Archaeology Conservation, including Art and Archaeology Conservation Technicians, in Greece or Graduates from equivalent Schools of member-states of the EU, and also holders of Master's or PhD Degrees from those Schools and Departments
Graduates of Museum Studies from Higher Education Institutions in Greece or equivalent Institutions of member-states of the EU, as well as holders of Master's or PhD Degrees in those studies
Holders of a free pass
Holders of a solidarity card
Holders of a valid unemployment card.
Members of Board of Directors and Directors of Legal Persons governed by Public or Private Law that are being supervised by the Ministry of Culture and Sports
Members of the Central Councils and Regional Councils of Monuments of the Ministry of Culture and Sports
Parents of multi-child families and their children up to the age of 23, up to the age of 25 if they are doing their military service or studying and regardless of age if they have disabilities, upon presentation of a certified multi-child pass from the Supreme Confederation of multi-child parents of Greece (ASPE).
Persons with disabilities (67 % or over) and one escort, upon presentation of the certification of disability issued by the Ministry of Health or a medical certification from a public hospital, where the disability and the percentage of disability are clearly stated
Retired employees of the Ministry of Culture and Sports and of the Archaeological Receipts Fund
Single parent families with minors, upon presentation of a family status certificate issued by the Municipality. In the case of divorsed parents, only the parent holding custody of the children
Teachers in primary, secondary and tertiary education (practicing or retired). In the case of teachers working as substitutes or on an hourly basis, the issuing of a free pass is possible for the duration of their work as teachers
The police officers of the Department of Antiquity Smuggling of the Directorate of Security
Tourist guides upon presentation of their professional ID card.
Free admission for:
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites, upon presentation of their certified membership card.
Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS, upon presentation of their membership card
Official guests of the Greek State, after approval from the General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage.
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes, Military Schools or equivalent Schools of EU member states, as well as Schools of Guides, upon presentation of their student identity card
The employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Archaeological Receipts Fund, upon presentation of their service ID card.
Young people, up to the age of 18, upon presentation of their Identity Card or passport for age confirmation.


Monday: closed

1 January: closed
6 January: 08:30 - 15:00
Shrove Monday: 08:30 - 15:00
25 March: closed
Good Friday: 08:30 - 15:00
Holy Saturday: 08:30 - 15:00
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
Easter Monday: 08:30 - 15:00
Holy Spirit Day: 08:30 - 15:00
15 August: 08:30 - 15:00
28 October: 08:30 - 15:00
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
  Suggestive Bibliography
Βασιλάκης Α.Σπ., Κρήτη, Αθήνα χ.χ.
Κωφού Α., Κρήτη: όλα τα μουσεία και όλοι οι αρχαιολογικοί χώροι, Αθήνα 1995, 206-211
See also
Other museums in the same prefecture
Archaeological Collection of Neapolis
Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos
Ecclesiastical Museum of the Toplou Monastery