The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is participating in the celebration of International Museum Day – 18 May 2017 on the theme "Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums". We are organising a series of events associated with the theme "The Other Earthquakes: Seeking the Archaeological Testimonies of Social Upheaval and Disturbances in Ancient Crete". Free entrance will be granted on the 18th of May.
1. Two thematic guided tours of the permanent Museum exhibition focussing on objects associated with the International Museum Day theme. Thursday 18 May at 11:00 and Saturday 20 May at 11:00
2. Presentation of the ceremony at which the Heraklion Archaeological Museum was awarded the Special Commendation in the European Museum of the Year Award ceremony of the European Museum Forum (EMF), held in Zagreb, Croatia, on 3-6 May 2017.
Heraklion Archaeological Museum Events Room (Room XXIV)
Thursday 18 May 2017, 19:00.
Olive Tree Routes
The Restoration of the Acropolis
Conference on the Future of Europe
The return of the Parthenon Marbles
Archaeological Museums & Collections in Greece
Intangible Cultural Heritage
A 365 Day Destination (Narrative)
Archaeological Resources Fund
A 365 Day Destination (English)