The museum is located on the central square of the village of Myrtia (Varvaroi), 15 kilometres inland and south of Heraklion, in the Municipality of Archanes-Asterousia.

Getting to the museum:

By car

- If you are coming from West Crete or Heraklion via the highway, take the south exit of the junction leading to the industrial zone of Heraklion and, then, take the right on Kazantzidis Avenue. When you get to the traffic lights marking the junction for Skalani, turn left towards the village of Skalani and follow the signs leading to the Museum, which is located in Myrtia, five kilometres further on. 

- If you are coming from Heraklion, follow the road leading to Knossos. About 2 km after Knossos, turn left towards Skalani and follow the signs leading to the Museum, which is located in Myrtia, five kilometres further on. 

- If you are coming from the port of Heraklion, take Nearchos Avenue towards the east. At the traffic lights, take the right on Kazantzidis Avenue. Go straight on for about 9 km and, when you get to the traffic lights marking the junction for Skalani, turn left towards the village of Skalani and follow the signs leading to the Museum, which is located in Myrtia, five kilometres further on. 

- If you are coming from Eastern Crete or the airport via the highway, take the north exit of the junction leading to the industrial zone of Heraklio and take the on Kazantzidis Avenue. When you get to the traffic lights marking the junction for Skalani, turn left towards the village of Skalani and follow the signs leading to the Museum, which is located in Myrtia, five kilometres further on. 

- If you are coming from the airport through the city, take Ikaros Avenue. Go straight on for about 2 km and, at the traffic lights, take the left on Kazantzidis Avenue. Go straight on for about 9 km and, when you get to the traffic lights marking the junction for Skalani, turn left towards the village of Skalani and follow the signs leading to the Museum, which is located in Myrtia, five kilometres further on. 

By bus

There is a public bus departing from the port of Heraklion towards Myrtia. You can find out information about departure times by calling 2810245020, 2810245019, 2810246530 or 2810255965. 

Since bus services are not regular, visitors are advised to seek information on the timetables in advance.

By taxi

You can contact a taxi service from Heraklion and book your ride to the Museum. The ride lasts about 30 minutes.