Exhibits objects from the Neolithic to the Post-Byzantine period, found at the prefecture of Rethymno. one clay larnax, clay figurines, grave offerings, statues, vases, jewellery, tools, utensils, are some of the objects on display.
Until 1990 the museum was housed in Loggia. In 1991 it was moved to the building just opposite the main entrance of Fortezza. In 2015 it was relocated again, temporarily, to the smaller space of Saint Francisco’s church, until the new Archaeological Museum of Rethymno will be built.
Location: Agiou Fragiskou 4
- November 1 – March 31: 8:30 am– 4:00 pm
- April 1 -October 31: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
- Free admission days
- 6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
- 18 April (International Monuments Day)
- 18 May (International Museums Day)
- last weekend of September (European Heritage Days)
- National Holidays)
- January 1
- March 25
- Easter Sunday
- May 1
- December 25 – 26