The Natural History Museum of Crete, Heraklion
(4.3/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
The Natural History Museum of Crete remains dedicated to the plant and animal life of the Eastern Mediterranean region, with an emphasis on Greece and Crete. View fascinating exhibits like the representations of ecosystems; an elephant-like, nearly complete skeleton of one of the largest species that ever lived on earth; an earthquake simulator; and interactive discovery displays for children. Do not miss the living-animal exhibit with small aquariums housing native creatures. See The Natural History Museum of Crete and all Heraklion has to offer by arranging your trip with our Heraklion vacation trip planner.
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  • This is a very important spot in Heraklio and Crete in general. I personally spent more than 3 hours there, and my kids did not want to leave. An amazing journey through history. 
  • The best Museum of its kind in what we were. Dinosaurs, live animals, earthquake simulator, great Grand Hall for children. Very nice and extremely helpful. BRILLIANT
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  • Stuffed animals is not something I like but kids say they look like their dolls and toys.. Make sure you experience a earthquake wilst visiting 
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  • I had a great time there!! The staff is always around, ready to help, explain or give information.
  • It is small but interesting museum where you can find information about Crete's species and dinosaurs.
  • Had an Excellent experience here. Lots of good information and the earthquake simulator is very fun. Glad I went
  • A small, but perfectly formed Museum, with very interesting exhibits. Recommended to all.
  • Unexpected museum in Heraklion. Great for kids.