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Safe Visit / Covid

Safe Visit / Covid

Health protection measures at the Heraklion Archaeological Museum

For security reasons, the Museum will operate observing all health protection measures, according to Government regulations (Government Gazette 2137/30-4-2022).


During your visit, please make sure to keep in mind the following:

  1. The use of protective masks is mandatory for all visitors, with the exception of
    • people with proof of health problems in which face masks is not advised
    • children under 4 years old.​
  2. Regular hand washing and the use of hand sanitizer are required: hand sanitizer dispensers are available throughout the Museum.
  3. The use of credit cards is encouraged in all financial transactions in the Museum.
  4. Guided tours of groups of 5 persons or more must be conducted with the use of the Whisper System. Please note that the Museum does not provide this equipment.

( Last update: Tuesday, 5 May, 2022 )

For more information, please visit the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports website “Announcements”

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25 March: closed

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Easter Monday: 08:00 – 20:00

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28 October: 08:00 – 20:00

25 December: closed

26 December: closed