VISIT

LOCATION

 

Xanthoudidou & Hatzidaki str.

712 02 Heraklion – Crete, Greece                                                                                    

Tel.: 2810279000

Fax: 2810279001

 

MUSEUM FLOOR PLAN

AMH-GROUNDPLAN

VISITING HOURS

Summer

(From the 15th of April until the 31st of October)

Monday - Sunday and bank holidays 08:00 - 20:00

 

Winter

(From the 1st of November until the 14th of April) 
Monday 11:00 - 17:00, Tuesday-Sunday and bank holidays 08:00-15:00

 

 

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: closed

Holy Spirit Day: 08:00 - 20:00

15 August: 08:00 - 15:00

28 October: 08:00 - 15:00

25 December: closed

26 December: closed

 

TICKETS

From the 1st of November 2016 until the 31st of March: 5€

 

From the 1st of April 2016 until the 31st of October:

Full: €10, Reduced: €5

Special ticket package (Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Knossos): Full: €16, Reduced: €8

The special ticket package is valid for 3 days.

 

 

 

FREE ADMISSION DAYS

6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)

18 April (International Monuments Day)

18 May (International Museums Day)

The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)

28 October

Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st

 

REDUCED ADMISSION - FREE ADMISSION

 

VISITORS WITH DISABILITIES

Persons with disabilities (67 % or over) and one escort, upon presentation of the certification of disability issued by the Ministry of Health or a medical certification from a public hospital, where the disability and the percentage of disability are clearly stated.

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.

 

CLOAKROOM

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.

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

Amateur photography is permitted in the Museum exhibition areas, except for displays containing unpublished objects, which have a “no photographs” sign.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

 
MOBILE PHONES

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

 

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