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Lychnostatis Open Air Museum: Entry Ticket with Add-Ons

Lychnostatis Open Air Museum: Entry Ticket with Add-Ons

From US$ 8.65 per person

Book your entry ticket to the Lychnostatis Open Air Museum to learn about Cretan heritage and culture. Add an audio guide and audiovisual film or private tour to your visit.

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  • Travel back in time to learn about Cretan cultural heritage
  • See how Cretan life was like 200 hundred years ago
  • Enter a traditional village house and see inside of a distillery
  • Visit the library stocked with Cretan books and periodicals
  • Grab a typical beverage or sweet at the museum café
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Experience the Lychnostatis Open Air Museum and dive into Cretan culture dating back thousands of years. See traditional houses, windmills, distilleries, everyday tools of the past. Enrich your visit with an audio guide and audiovisual film or private tour.

Learn what it means to be a Cretan at a museum dedicated to promoting the understanding and awareness of Cretan folk cultural heritage. Explore the museum’s collections that focus on themes of Cretan folk tradition and ethnology, Cretan nature and environment, and Cretan folk culture.

Visit traditional dwellings, the chapel, olive oil press, tsikoudia (raki) distillery, threshing floor, ceramic shop, weaving and plant-dying workshop, bees and wax workshop, shoe-making workshop, carpentry, herbarium, Cretan fruit garden, herb garden, mineral and stone exhibition, Cretan folk artists’ gallery, and more.

Stop at the auditorium featuring 100 seats for audio-visual shows, seminars, and more, or visit the open-air theater with 250 seats for cultural and artistic evens. Check out the temporary exhibitions hall, library, café, and souvenir shop during your visit.

  • Entry ticket
  • Free time to explore the museum
  • Audio guide and audiovisual film (if option is selected)
  • Private guided group tour of museum (if option is selected)
  • Transportation
  • Food and drinks

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Watched a video beforehand so that there was a better idea of what was to be seen in the museum. Also nice that it is available in so many languages. The museum is well maintained and beautifully constructed. Everything is easy to follow and the audio guide is also very well signposted.

June 28, 2022

Wonderful place to visit to learn all about Crete history. Lovely helpful staff too. Well worth a visit.

July 15, 2022

Amazing place. Picture perfect.

May 4, 2022

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