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Archeological Museum of Heraklion
If you are in Heraklion, or even Crete, the archeological museum there is a must. The AMH is one of the greatest museums in all of Greece, second only to the National Archeological Museum in Athens and exhibits the biggest collection of Ancient Minoan artifacts and art. Plan a day for a trip to the Palace of Knossos and a visit to the museum.
Minoan Palace of Knossos
Sir Arthur Evans watched the land he just bought with contentment and before his eyes, his dream of an ancient civilization - way before Classic Greece and even before Homer and the Trojan War, with creatures half bull and alf man, roaming around in labyrinths came to life on the island were Zeus was born. He called them "the Minoans", according to the legendary King Minos.