DESCRIPTION
HISTORY
EXHIBITIONS
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PHOTOGALLERY
 
 
 
  Administrative Information
 
 

Official Unit:
Archaeological Museum of Herakleion

Xanthoudidou 2 Str., Τ.Κ. 71202, Herakleion (Prefecture of Iraklio)

Telephone: 2810 279000, 2810 279002, 2810 279087
Fax: 2810 279001
Email: amh@culture.gr

Visit the museum web site

 
 
Tickets
Full: €12, Reduced: €6
Tickets can be bought either at the museum's ticket booth with a credit or debit card, or online through the only official website: https://etickets.tap.gr/ Tickets can only be used on the scheduled day and time slot. In the period from the 1st of November 2019 to the 31st March 2020 all visitors are entitled to a reduced ticket. Visitors with reduced admission tickets are asked to present the relevant dosuments for admission to the museum (ID card/passport or student ID cards). On information for applicants (archaeologists, film producers, publishers) please check http://heraklionmuseum.gr/ under the section 'Information'.
Special ticket package: Full: €12, Reduced: €6
The special ticket package is valid for 3 days (only one visit per site is allowed in the 3 day period). From 1st April to 31st October 2020 the price of the special package is 20 Euros.
Valid for: Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Knossos
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)
28 October
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
Reduced admission for:
For information about free and reduced admission to Greek State Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Museums please press here
 
  Open

Winter:
From 1 November to 30 November 2019:
Weekdays (except for Tuesdays): 08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday: 10:00 - 18:00

From 1 December 2019 to 31 March 2020:
Monday, Wednesday to Sunday: 09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday: 10:00 - 17:00

Summer:
From 1 April - 31 October 2020 (provisionally):

Monday and Wednesday - Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00

Tuesday: 10:00 - 20:00.

Holidays
1 January: closed
6 January: 08:30 - 15:00
Shrove Monday: 08:30 - 15:00
25 March: closed
Good Friday: 12:00 - 17:00
Holy Saturday: 08:00 - 15:00
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
Easter Monday: closed
Holy Spirit Day: 08:00 - 20:00
15 August: 08:00 - 15:00
28 October: 08:00 - 15:00
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
 
  Access
Xanthoudidou 2 Str.
 
  Suggestive Bibliography
Βασιλάκης Α., Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Ηρακλείου, Αθήνα χ.χ.
Σακελλαράκης Ι.Α., Μουσείο Ηρακλείου, Αθήνα 2003
 
  Services
 
 
See also
Other museums in the same prefecture
Collection of Agios Matthaios of Sinai
Historical Museum of Crete
Kazantzakis Museum
Lychnostatis Open-air Museum
Municipal Museum of the Battle of Crete and the National Resistance
Museum of Agia Aikaterini of Sinai
Museum of Cretan Ethnology