VISIT

LOCATION

 

Xanthoudidou & Hatzidaki str.

712 02 Heraklion – Crete, Greece                                                                                    

Tel.: 2810279000

Fax: 2810279001

 

MUSEUM FLOOR PLAN

AMH-GROUNDPLAN

VISITING HOURS

Summer season (From 15 June 2020):

Monday and Wednesday - Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00

Tuesday: 10:00 -20:00.

 

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 until the 31st of March: 6€

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

Full: €12, Reduced: €6

Special ticket package (Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Knossos): €20

The special ticket package is valid for 3 days (one visit at each site).

Visitors can purchase tickets at the Museum's ticket office by credit or debit card.

Visitors are now able to purchase their ticket online for their visit to the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion at https://etickets.tap.gr/   Reduced ticket holders are kindly requested to provide the necessary supporting documents.

 

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 month first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st

For information on eligibility for reduced admission ticket or free admission, please click here.

 

VISITORS WITH DISABILITIES

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.

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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