Natural History Museum of Crete has been functioning and operates under the framework of the University of Crete since 1980, being a pioneer institute at national and European level in the following activities:
Eastern Mediterranean is unique at a global level due to the great ecological and cultural complexity. The evenness as well as the contrast, the stability, many affinities and the special features characterizes the area. The aim of the Natural History Museum of Crete is the study, protection and promotion of the special features of the area of Eastern Mediterranean.
The foundation and the development of NHMC were favoured by the following conditions:
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 21:00 hrs
Weekends 10:00 - 21:00 hrs
General Admission Fee: 9 €
Children 4 - 18 year old: 5.5 €