The Natural History Museum of Crete, Heraklion

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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. Before you head to Heraklion, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Heraklion journey planning app , to make sure you see all that Heraklion has to offer, including The Natural History Museum of Crete.
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  • The location of the converted factory by the sea was perfect Unfortunately the museum was more suitable for school visits with hands on practice with experiments than a museum with a wide collection I...  more »
  • They've done an excellent job! It is a modern European museum. His actions are embedded in the current demands of society. Younger guests will definitely love it. It's one of those museums you don't go to once!
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  • The museum is wonderful, it has copies of dinosaurs that are impressive, clever toys to centralise the attention of children, even small, screenings in the hall, and copies of animal. Very impressive.
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