Administrative Information

Τ.Κ. 71409, Knosos (Prefecture of Iraklio)

Telephone: +30 2810 231940
Fax: +30 2810 231940

Full: €15, Reduced: €8
In order to purchase tickets online for the archeological site of Knossos visit the official e-ticketing service of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports at
Special ticket package: Full: €20, Reduced: €-
Valid for 3 days Valid for: Knossos , Archaeological Museum of Heraklion (Just for the period from the 1st of April to the 31st of October)
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

Every day
from 1-11-2021 to 31-3-2022: 08.30-17.00 (last admission 16:45)

Every day
from 1-4-2021: 08:00 – 20:00 (last admission 19:45)
from 1-9-2021: 08.00-19.30 (last admission 19:15)
from 16-9-2021 08.00-19.00 (last admission 18:45)
from 1-10-2021 : 08.00-18.30 (last admission 18:15)
from 16-10-2021: 08.00-18.00 (last admission 17:45)

Good Friday: 12:00-17:00
Holy Saturday: 08:00-16:00
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
28 October: 08:00-18:00
 See archeological site information
  Suggestive Bibliography
Marinatos Sp., Hirmer M., Kreta, Thera und das mykenische Hellas, Munchen 1986, 34, 115-123
Μιχαηλίδου Ά., Κνωσός: πλήρης οδηγός του ανακτόρου του Μίνωα, Αθήνα 2001
See also
Other monuments and museums in the same prefecture
Aqueduct "Megali Brisi" at Krasi
Archanes' palace
Building of "Efkafi" - Property of Stephanos Meliaras' heirs
Cave Agia Paraskevi
Church of Agios Konstantinos
Church of Agios Panteleimon at Bizariano
Church of the Panagia at Fodele
Collection of Agios Matthaios of Sinai
Eileithyia cave
Heraklion Archaeological Museum