Family Excursions

Amazing educational and interactive museums, activities, and excursions that will keep your little ones busy are among the offerings that make Heraklion one of the most family-friendly places to visit.

Family Excursions
  • Natural History Museum
  • Cretaquarium

Plunge into some of the Earth’s most fascinating natural wonders at the Natural History Museum. Let your children explore replicas of dinosaurs, terrariums, and aquariums in the “Living Museum” exhibition, and play on an interactive earthquake simulator. Under the guidance of professionals who make learning fun, a visit to the Natural History Museum is one of the things to do in Heraklion that your children remember for years to come.

Discover Heraklion’s surrounding seascape and learn about the area’s diverse aquatic world in CRETAquarium, one of the crown jewels of Heraklion’s educational centers. Kids of all ages are delighted to watch and come close to turtles, colorful fish, and even sand sharks in a beautiful and vast aquarium! The professional staff organizes various activities and interactive exhibitions for children, especially on holidays and environment-themed world days.