Τhe Municipality of Sitia and the local community of Zakros, while trying to highlight the historical, archaeological and cultural wealth of Zakros and also the natural environment of the area, implemented a groundbreaking action with the help of new digital technologies, by carrying out the project “Digital Museum of Zakros”. This project was funded by the Operational Program “Crete and Islands” through NSRF funds.
The museum is housed in the central square of Zakros and projects Digital Content relevant to Zakros’ attractions, history and nature. LCD screens projecting information for the area , paths, etc are installed, as well as hologram projecting equipment presenting digital copies of archaeological and other findings and an interactive table, which will contain digital application and educating mini-games. Particularly impressive is the main the projection, which will be rendered in 3D movie specs and play a 3D stereoscopic documentary about the Minoan Palace of Kato Zakros, the Pelekita Cave, the Gorge of the Dead and the Path of Water.