Administrative Information

Herakleion (Prefecture of Iraklio)

Telephone: 2810243559 (μνημείο), 2810288484(ΕΦΑ Ηρακλείου)
Fax: 2810288484

Full: €4, Reduced: €2
Ticket: 4 euros Reduced ticket 2 euro from 1/11 to 31/3 reduced ticket for all visitors Free entrance on the 21st of September, October, November, & December 2021.
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
Reduced admission for:
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1/11-16/4: 08.30-15.30
Closed on Tuesdays. Last admission: 20 minutes prior to closing time

1/4-31/8: Wednesday-Monday 8.00-20.00
1/9-15/9: Wednesday-Monday 8.00-19.30
16/9-30/9: Wednesday-Monday 8.00-19.00
1/10-15/10: Wednesday-Monday 8.00-18.30
16/10-31/10: Wednesday-Monday 8.00-18.00
Closed on Tuesdays.
Last admission: 20 minutes prior to closing time

Great Friday 12.00-17.00 Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.30

1 January: closed
25 March: closed
1 May
Easter Sunday
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
  Amenities for the physically challenged
Acesses to the ground floor. - WC available.
By plane from various cities or by boat from Athens to Heraklion.
By car or bus to the old harbour and a short distance walk (acessible to all).
Disabilities: Priority, book in advance. Access by a ramp to castle. To visit the upper store a wheel chair is required to use the lift (not provided at the castle).
  Suggestive Bibliography
Σπανάκης Στ., Η Κρήτη (τ. Α΄), Ηράκλειο 1964, 226-227
Τζομπανάκη Χρ., Χάνδακας, Η πόλη και τα τείχη, Ηράκλειο 1996, 282-288, 463-471
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