Visit the Historical Museum of Crete, which is a real jewel for the city of Heraklion. Wander around the museum, which is housed in an impressive, two-storey listed neoclassical building of Andreas and Maria Kalokerinos family (constructed in 1903) and meet the unique collections and valuable exhibits and artefacts of Cretan history that preserves, making a complete journey through time and understanding the many facets of the cultural heritage of Crete from the early Christian times to the modern era.   

Do not forget to contact the museum or visit its site to find out about temporary exhibitions, educational programs and cultural events organized in the premises of the Historical Museum of Crete.

At the end of your tour do not miss the Café and the Museum Shop and enjoy a 20% on your consumptions or purchases.

Useful information

  • 40% discount on the admission/entrance fee and
  • 20% discount at the Café and Shop in the Museum

         The offer applies only to members of the Minoan Lines Bonus Club.


Historical Museum of Crete

A.& M. Kalokerinos House

27, Sofokli Venizelou Ave./

7, Lysimachou Kalokerinou St.

71202 Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Tel.: (+30) 2810-283219, (+30) 2810-288708 - FAX.: (+30) 2810-283754


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