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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  • Very good job in a very sophisticated space. The history of Crete and the Mediterranean unfold in this great museum!
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  • For every family with small child a must & primary school children It extends over-2 to 2 floor. And we were in it for a good 2.5 hours. Since my son in-1 discovered the children's area and, painted, sat in the tent, was shipping. Dinos saw & so that. Above great pictures And also strawberries simulator was great. We didn't find it right away, as the Cretans told us the wrong museum;( Luckily the lady in the Archaeological Museum was very nice & were with €5€ taxi in place €12€ entry reptiles which are real were there & stuffed animals. You have to go there!
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