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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  • Worth a visit. My animal and Dino daft 5 year old loved it, especially the children’s area. We had a bit of an issue getting in with our Scotland Covid apps on our phone, so I’d recommend taking a... 
    Worth a visit. My animal and Dino daft 5 year old loved it, especially the children’s area. We had a bit of an issue getting in with our Scotland Covid apps on our phone, so I’d recommend taking a...  more »
  • If you are traveling with children under 10 years old then this will be a wonderful museum to visit - once all of the exhibits are up and working again. If you are not traveling with children or... 
    If you are traveling with children under 10 years old then this will be a wonderful museum to visit - once all of the exhibits are up and working again. If you are not traveling with children or...  more »

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