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Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos

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Address: Odos Paleologou 74, Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: 0841 24 943

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knossos

nothing to dislike but research before you go is a must. Be warned in summer heat you are in the open most of the time so take water , sun block and protection hats etc.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2013
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Doncaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

For the history buffs, this place is a must see. Not as large as the museum in Heraklio but still full of interesting artifacts.

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southerner
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We arrived by taxi during listed opening hours to find it closed - taxi driver made a call and said it was not just 'closed today' but - closed. Odd in view of the apparent visit mentioned below, 2 weeks ago - suggest you call local tourist information before setting off to visit! Pity, as it sounded good...

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Denmark
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

the whole area was overgrown and the sign with reference numbers to the lot had nothing to refer to.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We happened by this amazing museum after a planned visit to Knossos was cut short by torrential rain, thunder and a threat of lightening, and so our taxi driver suggested a visit to the museum. We were so delighted to have gone, an absolutely fascinating collection, well laid out with good descriptions and each room a treasure in itself. Don't... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Holds so much good History of all the very famous stuff! No flash photography is allowed though. We had it guided as part of a first choice trip and the woman knew loads and was very good.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Close for renovations - July 2014 - a long walk out of Agios Nikolas in july heat to find this shut - no local info / guide book information to tell us this !!

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cheshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The archaeological museum at Agios Nikolaos is currently closed for refurbishment works. Understand not likely to reopen before end of 2014?

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

nothing to dislike but research before you go is a must. Be warned in summer heat you are in the open most of the time so take water , sun block and protection hats etc.

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Witney, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This was worth going to look around as a contrast to the other less cultural activities on offer in Ag Nik. If you cannot get to Knossos or the LAto remains near Kritsa then this museum is the best way of starting to understand the truly ancient nature of Cretan and Minoan history and culture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

But absolutely worth a visit together with a visit to Knossos. Both places are very popular, so it is better to go early in the morning. The cost of the visit is surprisingly low.

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