Visit the Museum

The Goulandris Natural History Museum is a private Foundation, established in 1964. Its aims are the research, the conservation and the protection of the natural environment.

Through environmental education and public awareness, it creates a new approach to the relationship of man and nature.

Those who have issued electronic ticket may skip the queue and go to the security guard for ticket validation

Opening hours

Goulandris Νatural History Museum – GAIA Center
Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 14:30
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 to 15:00
Official Holidays: CLOSED
August: CLOSED

The GNHM has two virtual tour applications, one for the Natural History Museum and one for its Branch in the island of Crete, the Mastaba Paleontological Museum of Rethymnon, which cover the full range of the two Museums’ Permanent Exhibitions.

The innovative design of applications, in addition to user-friendly digital navigation, includes ‘windows’ with points of interest that the interested party can choose to navigate further, in close-up visual material, narration of information and subtitles.

For the full picture of the tour of each Museum, you will have to select all the connecting points of the relevant material.

Enjoy the virtual tour experience!


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