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Visitors who want to know the history of Crete, the achievements and the way of life of its previous inhabitants, can visit and admire our museums and its treasures, from close up.

The visitor can admire a number of discoveries that comes from different periods of time and different parts of Crete, in various rooms of the Archaeological Museum , where treasures of the Palace of Knossos hold an important place.

The Historical Museum with its various collections offers to visitors a trip through time from the first centuries A.D. until nowadays, with emphasis on the dramatic history of the city of Heraklion.
In the Museum for the Battle of Crete and National Resistance the visitor can see heirlooms of the glorious, but heartbreaking, period of Cretan resistance to occupation between 1941-1945.
In the exhibition room of the church of St. Aikaterini of Sina one can admire representative art work of the Cretan Renaissance that exudes a certain religious awe to the visitors. Damaskinos holds a special place amongst this very special school of work.

Lastly, one can see a totally different exhibition, but equally important and interesting, in the Museum of Natural History where representative samples of the flora and fauna of Crete are exhibited.

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