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Nikos Kazantzakis Museum

Last Update: Dec 2015
Museum, Foundation, Cultural heritage MYRTIA , HERAKLIO , GREECE
(Est. 1983)
Tel.: +30 2810 741689, 743222 , Fax: +30 2810 742232
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Opening hours:
00Mar - 00Oct Mon-Fri, 0900-1900
00Nov - 00Feb Sun, 1000-1500

Nikos Kazantzakis Museum - Overview

  The Kazantzakis Museum was founded to preserve the work and to record the life of the Cretan writer. It includes some of the writer's personal belongings and those of his family, documents, letters, the first Greek editions of his books, and translations in 49 languages in 54 counties, photographs, busts, works of art, as well as documents referring to stagings of his theatrical works and of novels adapted for the theatre, posters, programmes, models of stage settings and costumes as they have been presented in performances all over the world. The museum also possesses a significant archive including radio, television and press material related to the writer both from Greece and abroad.
  Audiovisual means in five languages - Greek, French, English, German, Dutch - illustrate further the development of this universal writer's life and career.

Nikos Kazantzakis Museum - Map

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