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Kotsanas Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Excellent museum

A must see if visiting the city. The staff were friendly and very knowledgeable. Super interesting... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
glxo99
Excellent!

A highly interesting museum: unordinary and plentiful mechanical exhibits, many of those can be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A Venetian building of 15th century, in the historical center of Heraklion housing a relatively unknown aspect of Ancient Greek culture through the exhibition “Hi-Tech Inventions of Ancient Greeks”. Come along on a guided and virtual tour of an...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Epimenidou 18, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A must see if visiting the city. The staff were friendly and very knowledgeable. Super interesting museum!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A highly interesting museum: unordinary and plentiful mechanical exhibits, many of those can be seen in action, and comprehensive video demonstrations and explanations for all of them. This museum should be interesting for children starting from the school age and adults. The museum personnel deserve...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small museum but it's packed with interesting exhibits of ancient Greek technology. We were amazed and fascinated by the displays, from ancient alarm clocks, to the worlds first vending machines. The staff are very friendly and keen to explain the exhibits. Don't...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most interesting museums I've ever been to. There are a number of working models of clever devices the ancient Greeks invented including apparently perpetual water fountains that appear to defy the laws of physics, ancient robots and automated 'cinemas', and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank StarkNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic museum. Friendly staff, very knowledgeable and polite. Would 100% recommend. Out of all the museum's i have visited this week this was my favourite! The staff made it so pleasant and personal. Learnt a lot and had a great time.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything old is new again. Fabulous intimate museum just off 25th August documenting technology from thousands of years ago.Excellent models based on authentic research. We walked past a few times before going in and we were very pleasantly surprised. Inside a beautiful old building with...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great exhibit made even better by the friendly and informative staff who gave demonstrations of some of the exhibits. All the descriptions were in English as well as Greek, and the staff spoke English too. Takes less than an hour to go around the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Road169064
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It isn't like your usual museum visits. It's short and amazing. Take a guided tour and witness all the wonderful ancient Greek technology. It is worth the time and money. Definitely play those games at the end. It's more difficult than it seems to be....More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank KanishkaTiwary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a really interesting exhibition! Beautifully presented and with working examples of the old technologies and inventions. We were really happy to have found this hidden treasure!

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank miriamsanders25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little museum giving a fascinating insight into just how technologically advanced the ancient greeks were. Ideal counter to the archaeological museum and engaging for teenagers. Staff very helpful and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: August 2019
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