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There's quite a long list of archaeological sites and museums in Crete.

General opening hours for archaeological sites, museums and monuments in Crete are:

  • April - September (Summer period): Monday: closed / Tuesday - Sunday: 08.30-19:30
  • 1 November - 31 March (winter period): Monday: closed / Tuesday-Sunday: 08.30-15.00
  • Holidays:
  • 08.30-15.00 Holy Saturday, Easter Monday, Holy Spirit Day, 15 August, 6 January, Shrove Monday, 28 October
  • Good Friday (until 12.00)
  • 1st January, 25 March, Easter Sunday, 1st May, 25-26 December: closed

Some archaeological sites and museums might have different opening hours.

Free of charge Entrance:

During the following days, the entrance to all archaeological sites, museums, archaeological collections and monuments is free:

  • All Sundays from November 1st -March 31st
  • All Legal Bank Holidays
  • March 6th, in commemoration of Melina Merkouri
  • April 18, International Monuments Day
  • May 18, International Museums Day
  • June 5, International Day of environment
  • Last Weekend of September, celebration of European Cultural Heritage.
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