Museums in Lassithi
The Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos was established in 1970. It houses a rich collection of findings from excavations in eastern Crete. The exhibits date from the Minoan till the Roman times.
This museum is housed in the former Commercial Ottoman School, offered by the Municipality of Ierapetra to the Ministry of Culture. The museum exhibits items from the Minoan, Geometric, Archaic, Classical and Roman times.
The Archaeological Museum of Sitia was established in 1984. It houses exhibits from the region of Sitia and the wider region of Lassithi, dating from the Minoan till the Roman times.
This museum is housed in the ground floor of the Port Police, just opposite the lake of Agios Nikolaos. It exhibits fine examples of folk art, such as woodcarving, weaving, and embroideries as well as local traditional costumes and a few Byzantine icons.
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