Timings : 9:30 - 14:00 (saturday closed)
Entry Fee : Free
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum is a private museum in Heraklion based on private collection owned by Yiorgos Markakis, an ophthalmologist. It was established in 1992.
The museum contains a variety of artifacts and structures related to Cretan folk tradition, economic activity, culture and the environment. Notableæassets to look out foræinclude traditional farmer and merchant houses, wine and olive presses, a distillery, workshops, a herbarium, an art gallery, library, a mineral and stone exhibition. A number of performances are put on in the auditorium, which is in the museum itself, including the "Traditional September" annual event, as well as, Greek dancing performances, and grape and wine tasting events.
$ 77 onwards
$ 40 onwards
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