For someone to know the history of Heraklion, the achievements and the way of life of its previous habitants, he can visit the museums and admire, from close up, the treasures that are exhibited.
Someone can admire a number of finds that come from different periods of time and different parts of Crete in the cases of the Archeological Museum, where an important place hold the treasures of the palace of Knossos.
The Historical Museum with its various collections offers to the visitor a trip through time from the first centuries A.D. until nowadays.
In the Museum for the Battle of Crete And National Resistance the visitor can see the relics of the glorious period for the history of Crete 1941-1945.
Lastly, one can see a totally different exhibition, but equally important and interesting, in the Museum of National History where representative samples of the flora and fauna of Crete are exhibited.