Top Museums in Crete

The Archaeological Museum in Rethymno

Located in Rethymno, the archeological museum is rich in Minoan artifacts including a fascinating and large selection of painted burial chests known as larnakes.

Kazantzakis Museum

The Kazantzakis museum displays the life’s work of the famous Cretan writer. Located in Varvaroi, approximately 20 kilometers to the south of Iraklion, the museum houses the writer’s personal belongings and those of his family. The museum displays the first Greek editions of his books, and translations in 49 languages in 54 countries.

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The New Archaeological Museum of Chania 

This museum is housed in the Venetian church of San Francesco. It exhibits artifacts from the Neolithic to the Roman era including idols, statues, inscriptions, weapons, pottery and more.

The Natural History Museum of Crete

Crete has amazing natural diversity. This museum explains it all with displays showcasing the ecologically and culturally complex landscape of the Eastern Mediterranean.