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

Telephone: +30 2810 231940
Fax: +30 2810 231940
Email: efahra@culture.gr

 
 
Tickets
Full: €15, Reduced: €8
Special ticket package: Full: €16, Reduced: €8
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:
Escorting parents on educational visits of primary schools.
Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union who are over 65 years old, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent Schools of countries from outside the European Union, upon presentation of their student ID cards
Free admission for:
Also, parents of families with three children and their children up to the age of 23 or 24 if they are students and regardless of age if they have disability, upon presentation of a family status certificate issued by the Municipality
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Holders of a free pass
Holders of a solidarity card
Holders of a valid unemployment card.
Journalists upon presentation of their journalist identity card
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites, upon presentation of their certified membership card.
Members of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece and equivalent Chambers of member-states of the EU, upon presentation of their 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.
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
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
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.
Tourist guides upon presentation of their professional ID card.
Young people, up to the age of 18, upon presentation of their Identity Card or passport for age confirmation.
 
  Open

Holidays
1 January: closed
6 January: 08:30 - 15:00
Shrove Monday: 08:30 - 15:00
25 March: closed
Good Friday: 08:00 - 12:00
Holy Saturday: 08:00 - 19:00
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
Holy Spirit Day: 08:00 - 19:00
15 August: 08:00 - 20:00
28 October: 08:30 - 15:00
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
 
  Access
Bus Nr. 2 "Knossos" from Herakleion.
 
  Suggestive Bibliography
Μιχαηλίδου ’., Κνωσός: πλήρης οδηγός του ανακτόρου του Μίνωα, Αθήνα 2001
 
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See also
Other museums and archaeological sites in the same prefecture
Amnissos
Anemospelia
Archanes
Collection of Agios Matthaios of Sinai
Gortyna
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Historical Museum of Crete
Kazantzakis Museum
Levenas
Lychnostatis Open-air Museum