Museums of Crete

Ancient Crete is the place where the Minoan civilization was born, one of the most important world civilizations (2600-1150 BC). Huge palace were built, such as the famous palaces of Knossos, Phaestos and Zakros, and the Minoans established a strong naval empire in the Mediterranean. The architecture of ancient sites and temples proves the richness of the island since ancient times. Museums in Crete hide real treasures and on this page you will find a list of the best museums to visit.

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