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Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos

Odos Paleologou 74 | Temporarily closed for repairs., Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece
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Type: History Museums
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- Aug 9, 2014
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This museum is currently being upgraded by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Tourism. It is closed to the public whilst this work is undertaken.

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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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Sweden, Argentina
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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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York, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We wanted to go to both Agios Nikolias and Heraklion museums, the first one was being rebuilt and the second one was being refurbished with just two rooms open. A total waste of time.

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crete
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I love the whole setting of the museum,starting with the oldest finds and slowly getting "newer".Its labeled in english and each piece is explained what it was used for.Its not expensive and has a good selection of postcards.The bad news is that it has closed for modenisation and I'm not sure when it will re-open.

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

The main museum was closed for refurbishment and we only saw a very small collection at a temporary museum

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