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Opening hours

Summer Opening Hours | 01.04.2024 - 27.10.2024
Monday - Sunday: 09:00΄ - 17:00΄
Public Holidays: Closed


Winter Opening Hours | 30.10.2023 -  31.03.2024
Monday - Friday: 09:00΄ - 15:30΄
Saturday: 10:00΄ - 16:00΄
Sunday-Public Holidays: Closed





Access to the HMC Café and Shop is free during Museum opening hours.


Admission (Winter Opening Hours)

Adults: € 8,00

Concessions [Pupils and students (on production of ID), Senior citizens]: € 5,00

Admission free: Children 12 and under, visitors with disabilities with a rating of 67% or more, on presentation of valid disability card or disability certificate, and one escort of persons with visual or mobility impairment


Audio Guide facility is available. Explore the HMC on your own, guided by the Museum’s experts.

Closed on the following public holidays:

January 1st, January 6th (Theophany), Orthodox Pure Monday, March 25th, Orthodox Easter Sunday, Orthodox Easter Monday, May 1st, November 11th (Heraklion Patron Saint Day), December 25th, December 26th