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Archaeological Museum of Heraklion

The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion is one of the largest museums in Greece and one of the most important museums in Europe.

The building, where it is housed, is located in the center of the city and in its halls is presented the Minoan civilization through exhibits that include representative samples from all periods of Cretan prehistory and history, from the Neolithic to the Roman times.

A dominant position in his collections holds the unique masterpieces of Minoan art. The collection of Minoan antiquities is the most important in the world, and the museum is considered to be the premier museum of Minoan civilization.