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

Telephone: +30 2810 231940, +30 2810 226470, +30 2810 226092, +30 2810 224630
Fax: +30 2810 241515
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)
National Holidays
Reduced admission for:
Escorting teachers during the visits of schools and institutions of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary education and of military schools.
Persons possessing a free admission card
The accompanying parents on educational visits of elementary schools.
Free admission for:
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.
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites, upon presentation of their certified membership card.
Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS
The employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Archaeological Receipts Fund, upon presentation of their service ID card.
The official guests of the Greek government, with the approval of the General Director of Antiquities.
University students and students at Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent schools from countries outside the EU by showing their student ID
University students and Students of Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes, Military Schools or equivalent Schools of member states of the European Union, as well as Schools of Guides, upon presentation of their student identity card
Young people, under the age of 18, after demonstrating the Identity Card or passport to confirm the age
 
  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