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Heraklion Archaeological Museum


Heraklion Archaeological Museum

Xanthoudidou, Chatzidaki, Heraklion

Located in Heraklion’s town center, this brilliant museum is one of the finest in all of Greece and one of the most famous throughout the whole of Europe. It houses many masterpieces of Minoan art, including Frescoes and sculptures, as well as thousands of artifacts of Cretan history spanning over 5,000 years.

Here, you and your kids will stroll through many well-curated rooms and learn about prehistoric Minoan civilization, the first urban culture on Euro-pean soil, and life on Crete from the Neolithic period to Roman times.