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The Natural History Museum of Crete

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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The best museum I have ever been. Kids love it! And the grownups too! You can see and learn lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maria N
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Really great

Fantastic few hours spent here... Really great place to stay out of the sun with small children in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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The Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC) demonstrates with an impressive manner the natural environment of eastern Mediterranean area with special emphasis on Greece and Crete.
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Sofokli Venizelou Ave., Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
+30 281 028 2740
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All reviewsearthquake simulatorstuffed animalsmoving dinosaurslive animalsearth quakeoptical illusionreal animalsall agesgreat for kidskids and adultsinteractive displaysan eye openerexplain thingsbottom floorwhole familyrainy daycouple of hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best museum I have ever been. Kids love it! And the grownups too! You can see and learn lot of stuff about the animals and the dinosaurs too! They have a great exhibition about the earthquake. You have to visit it!!!

Thank Maria N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a mini-me museum but nice and good enough to visit. Takes a couple of hours and saves you from the heat of the day if you want to have a useful break. More of interest to kids though.

Thank Meeroz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic few hours spent here... Really great place to stay out of the sun with small children in the middle of the day. Moving dinosaurs... Fantastic kids learning area, and a cool earthquake simulator. No cafe inside, but some good places nearby.

Thank megawowo
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

It’s worth a trip to this little museum - it has an earthquake simulator, some slightly dodgy looking animatronic dinosaurs, some quirky mirrors and other scientific things to touch, and a lot of stuffed animals. It also has a little area with live animals -...More

Thank Richmond0710
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Strong on Conservation! Plenty of non animal related interactive stuff! Earthquake simulation and electronic lights, graphics and music.

Thank CapeTownRhino
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Orderly and structured museum, with interactive paths and scientific explanations with high in-depth analysis degree.

Thank Giuseppe C
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A nice place to visit with intresting things to see. The earthquake plate was short but very intersting.

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Great for families with kids too, some fun interactive exhibits that can engage kids and all alike that make the experience more memorable- and dinosaurs too!!

Thank ronnie s
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The natural history museum of Crete is one of the best museum of the city. Located near the center, it has some amazing displays.

Thank Manolis V
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This was a great morning out with my two grandchildren. There was so much to see and do that all ages were kept engaged. Easy to find and parking just opposite. A must, is the Earthquake simulator, very realistic.

Thank Anne N
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Adults 7.50 euro Concessions 4.50 euros