Historical Museum of Crete

The Historical Museum of Crete offers an opportunity to get acquainted with the island's culture and history: 17 centuries presented chronologically and introduced by an interesting model of Heraklion. The museum's collection includes the only two works by El Greco in Crete: Baptism of Christ (1567) and View of Mount Sinai and St Catherine's Monastery (1570), the Crete-born writer Nikos Kazantzakis, and, lastly, a small ethnography section.

Useful information

Address:

27 leoforos Sofokli Venizelou/7 odos Kalokairinou, 712 02 Irákleio

Phone:

+30 281 028 3219

Price:

5 €

Opening hours

Apr-Oct: daily except Sun 9am-5pm (Nov-Mar 3.30pm) - closed school hols

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