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Period Days Hours Price
1st -30th November
Monday and Wednesday - Sunday
08:00-17:00
€6
1st -30th November
Tuesday
10:00-17:00
€6

1st Dec.-31th March

Monday and Wednesday - Sunday
08:30-15:30
€6

1st Dec.-31th March

Tuesday
10:00-17:00
€6
1st April - 31th Oct.
Monday and Wednesday - Sunday
08:00-20:00

€12 Full

€6   Reduced

1st April - 31th Oct.
Tuesday
10:00-20:00

€12 Full

€6   Reduced

Special ticket package (HAM and Knossos): €20 (Valid for 3 days/ 1 visit at each site)

Date Event

6th March

Memory of Melina Mercouri

18th April

International Monuments Day

18th May

International Museums Day

24-30th Sept.

European Heritage Days

28th Oct.

OXI Day

Free the first Sunday of every Month
from November 1st to March 31st

Persons with disabilities and one escort (the latter if the disability is 80% or over) are entitled to free admission,
on presentation of an ID card or passport and a Unified Social Security Fund (EFKA) certificate of disability
(issued by the Disability Certification Centre – KEPA) for Greek citizens, or an equivalent certificate from the
relevant body for non-Greek citizens.

Public areas of the Museum are wheelchair accessible. The main entrance of the Museum (Xanthoudidou 2) have a
special ramp for wheelchairs and strollers. In the Museum, there is elevator and toilets for individuals with disabilities.
Also, a wheelchair is available for use free of charge, at the entrance of the Museum, on provision of identification.

The cloakroom is located on the ground floor of the Museum, where all backpacks and packages must be deposited. The Museum holds no responsibility for valuables or fragile items deposited in the cloakroom.

Amateur photography is permitted in the Museum exhibition areas, except for displays containing unpublished objects, which have a “no photographs” sign. Use of flash photography and professional equipment is not allowed. Photographs may not be published in print or digital format without the permission of the Museum.

Professional photography and cinematography with professional equipment in the Heraklion Archaeological Museum is permitted on application to the Museum. Applications may also be made requesting photographic material from the Museum Archive. For application forms in .doc and .pdf format, please click here: application forms

Use of mobile phones (cell phones) is forbidden in the Museum exhibition areas.

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HOLIDAYS

1 January: closed

6 January: 08:30 – 15:00

Shrove Monday: 08:30 – 15:00

25 March: closed

Good Friday: 12:00 – 17:00

Holy Saturday: 08:00 – 15:00

1 May: closed

Easter Sunday: closed

Easter Monday: 08:00 – 20:00

Holy Spirit Day: 08:00 – 20:00

15 August: 08:00 – 20:00

28 October: 08:00 – 20:00

25 December: closed

26 December: closed