International museum day2019

Event

International museum day2019
Title:
International museum day2019
When:
Sat, 18. May 2019, 10:00
Where:
General - Rethymno
Category:
Various

Description

Museum Day2019

Free admission to all museums on Saturday 18th May
The free admission day is a perfect day to find out and visit cultural sites and museums both in the city and in the broader area of Rethymno, such as the museums of Eleftherna and Arkadi.

Rethymno is one of the most picturesque cities of Crete with a rich recorded history from the Palaeolithic to the Roman times. Of unique interest is the Archaeological Museum of Rethymno, located in the old town square. The collections of the museum include many finds from caves, settlements, and cemeteries of the Minoan years, objects of Geometric, Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods found during the excavations in the important ancient cities.

Rethymno has a high cultural activity and visitors can admire excellent pieces of Modern Art in the Museum of Contemporary Art Crete, located close to the city center.

Equally impressive is the Paleontological Museum providing the visitors with the opportunity to get acquainted with an important part of the evolution of Crete and the geological and paleontological changes during the past 300 million years.

AFISA wmday2019


Venue

General
Location:
General

Description

Throughout the year, many local events, festivals and actions are taking place in various places in Rethymno.

City of Rethymno

Rethymno’s timeless attractions and diverse landscapes, city architecture, museums, archaeological sites, endless sandy beaches and escapes to nearby villages will reward you with a rich cultural yet relaxed experience all year round. Step off of the beaten path into the untouched Greece of the past. Cultural pride and natural beauty – Rethymno offers the best of both.

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Contact

Department of Tourism
  tourism (@) rethymno.gr
  +30 28310 21459
  +30 28310 21459
  20 El. Venizelou Str, 74100, Rethymno

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