Heraklion Kotsanas Museum

Location: Town

Housed in the Venetian building “Palazzo d’ Ittar” at 18 Epimenidou Street, in the heart of Heraklion city, Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology offers a unique opportunity to discover the secrets of Ancient Greek Technology, by promoting interactive learning and analytical thinking for both Greek and English speaking visitors of all ages.

The exhibition “Ancient Greece - The Origins of Technologies” presents a new approach of interpretation for ancient world technology as a predecessor of modern technological advancements. Combining contemporary display tools with a good team spirit, Kotsanas Museum will allow you to learn about the fascinating aspects of Ancient Technology and its manifestation in ancient history, mythology, and life, as well as its contribution to our current technology.

Special workshops, conferences, meetings, and events that are suitable for both young and adult learners are regularly organized, fusing knowledge, culture, and entertainment.

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The museum’s most recent actions:

- Mythology, art, folktale, and robotics workshops for children and adults.
- Open Coffee and Fuck up Nights discussions for those interested in business, technology, and innovation.
- Private interactive tours for undergraduate or postgraduate students: experimental exhibitions complemented by audiovisual material in English and Greek.
- School tours, to familiarize young learners with ancient technologies through interactive learning.

Winter 2021 - 2022 timetable:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 15:00 | Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

Entrance Fee (€):
Interactive tour: €10 per person (minimum number of participants: 4)
General admission: €6
Reduced ticket: €4 (proof of eligibility required) 

Additional Information:
Website: www.kotsanasmuseum.com
Tel: (+30) 2810220610, (+30) 6934557648
E-mail: crete@kotsanasmuseum.com

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