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Lychnostatis Open Air Museum Hersonissos
#1 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
It was fascinating to see how Crete was in the past and compare it to our similar museums in the UK.
We were fortunate that the attendant put on a film for us about the history of Crete and also the fascinating history of the museum which has been an incredible personal achievement for those involved.
Heraklion Archaeological Museum Heraklion
#2 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
A must for all history buffs - now back fully open, one of the worlds best museums has a extensive collection from the ancient world so please give your self the whole day to get the best from it - it is wonderful...
We went there and enjoyed watching all the historical artefacts starting from thousands of years ago, my young son loves to visit museums and this was a great place to spend morning, we all loved it.
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Historical Museum of Crete Heraklion
#3 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
I find museums tiring after 45 minutes or so and this one has a great courtyard on the second floor where one can sit and recharge in fresh air (and a bottle of water for .40
The original goal of those founding the Historical Museum of Crete or Historical Museum in Heraklion was to collect and preserve valuable archaeological, ethnographic and historical material deriving from the medi...
The Natural History Museum of Crete Heraklion
#4 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
The Natural History Museum (NHM) of Heraklion, with the Arcaeological and the Historical Museums are a must, while visiting Crete.
My son and I are used to the Natural History and Science Museums in London and this place has a good combination of some of the best aspects of both.
The Bronze - Kelesis Yannis Anopolis
#5 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
We visited this amazing museum with my fruends and found some really interesting pieces.
Kazantzakis Museum Myrtia
#6 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
But, the visit to Myrtia, in addition to the Museum, is an interesting visit to a marvellous site of agricultural land and to a peaceful Cretan village.
I found a most interesting and modern museum and information center, with a well-informed staff, good exhibitions and a video presentation of his life.
Folklore Museum of Gouves Kato Gouves
#7 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
A brilliant small museum, a lovely greeting on arrival made us welcome, lots of local artefacts, tools, fabrics, and pictures from old Crete, well worth a visit
A small museum packed with interesting displays of history covering oil making, wine making, cooking utensils, weaving etc. Well worth a visit.
Maria Sanoudaki Ceramic - Art Studio Hersonissos
#8 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
MoozArt - Wood Art Workshop Matala
#9 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
Piskopiano Museum of Rural Life Piskopiano
#10 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
Nestled up in the alleys of Piskopiano is this charming little museum that gives you an insight into life in the villages of Crete.
The museum shows how life had been in Crete in the past centuries for the peasant farmer and the blacksmith and barrel maker etc.
Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini Heraklion
#11 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
The museum om Christian art in Heraklion is a little gem.
This old church has been converted into a magnificent museum of Christian art after a seven-year closure.
Vasiliki Agios Markos Municipal Art Gallery Heraklion
#12 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
Thirathen Museum of Musical Instruments Krousonas
#13 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
Nice collection of instruments, a beautiful museum and amazing staff!
Surprisingly interesting museum!
Museum of Cretan Ethnology Heraklion
#14 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
Those attending the museum will get an excellent insight into how the Cretan people have lived over the centuries.
Quaint museum worth a visit while you are in Vori, southern Crete.
Pottery Workshop Heraklion
#15 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
Museum of El Greco Fodele
#16 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
The museum dedicated to El Greco is the perfect place to discover the special character of Crete.
It is a small museum, showcasing copies of the works of Domenicos Theotokopoulos (El Greco) - as the originals are exhibited in the Prado Museum in Madrid and in the Louvre.
Homo Sapiens Museum Ano Kera
#17 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
We personally loved it - some of it was educational (the windmills), the view was spectacular, the coffee was great and the museum was great in a funny and wonderful way.
Super informative with loads of production value and after a quick check on Google 100% factually correct information which I feel is pretty good for a sleepy Greek mountain museum!
Cretan Zeus Park Vorizia
#18 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
Skoteinianos Traditional Art Cafe Mochos
#19 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
Museum of Local Art and Agricultural History Heraklion
#20 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
Museum of Fine Arts Heraklion
#21 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
Konaki Rasich Bey Aspraki Heraklion
#22 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
Argirakio War Ethnological Museum Episkopi
#23 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture
Archaeological Museum of Archanes Archanes
#24 of 24 Museums in Heraklion Prefecture