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Archaeological Museum of Rethymno

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Small museum with a really good collection of Minoan Roman and Byzantine artefacts Well displayed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Albia-Newton
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worth visiting

This place offers interesting temporary exhibitions though the museum itself is quite small. The... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
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Chimarras, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Called in today for a look round. Had only just got in there and pointed at some artifacts through glass cabinet only to be told "Don't touch!". How could I touch through glass? Spent rest of visit with arms folded. Otherwise was interesting but not...More

Thank Audrey P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Small museum with a really good collection of Minoan Roman and Byzantine artefacts Well displayed Highly recommend

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, single room in the old town, very detailed information and well presented exhibits. Bit hot, but really good price to enter.Think it was 2 euros.

Thank Nicholas B
Reviewed August 11, 2018

This place offers interesting temporary exhibitions though the museum itself is quite small. The one I visited comprised a lot of curious artifacts and informative posts regarding historic periods. Besides it is the best hiding place on boiling hot sunny days.

Thank Baya A
Reviewed July 31, 2018

You can spread hours looking at the plethora of exhibits. The staff are friendly and extremely helpful. We worth a visit.

Thank Liz M
Reviewed July 8, 2018

The museum is a small collection, but gives great detail and context to each piece. The exhibits do a fantastic job of articulating the history of Crete over the centuries. We visited this just after visiting Armeni Minoan Cemetery, so it was great to see...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

This small museum was very nice and had a staff of four. We did not get a very warm welcome and it went downhill from there. We were continuously followed everywhere we went and we certainly felt very unwelcome. We have visited museums all over...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed May 25, 2018

All should visit just to see the history of this island and it's culture Situated in an old church with a gift shop across the road

Thank merfyn_thomas
Reviewed May 10, 2018

There are not many artefacts in this museum, but some of them are quite stunning examples of mainly Minoan (as on should expect) but also some later exhibits. Well worth a detour

Thank JRiddingtonY
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We were together with our grandson (11 years old), small museum -> quick visit possible, only a few visitors

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Nicholas B
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It's at the Saint Francis church now. Center of town.
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