Natural History Museum of Crete

Natural History Museum of Crete
Natural History Museum of Crete
Μουσείο Φυσικής Ιστορίας Κρήτης
Established 1981
Location Sof. Venizelou Avenue, Heraklion
Type Natural history museum
Website http://www.nhmc.uoc.gr
NHMC exterior view

The Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC) (Greek: Μουσείο Φυσικής Ιστορίας Κρήτης, ΜΦΙΚ) in Heraklion, Crete is a natural history museum that operates under the auspices of the University of Crete. Its aim is the study, protection and promotion of the diverse flora and fauna of the Eastern Mediterranean region. The museum is based in a restored industrial building that used to house an electricity power plant.

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Coordinates: 35°20′31″N 25°07′36″E / 35.34192°N 25.126601°E / 35.34192; 25.126601


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