The museum of Nikos Kazantzakis is located in the central square of Myrtia village, the historic Varvarus village, which is writer's birth place. The museum was founded by George Anemogiannis in 1983.

The rescue and promotion of the writer's work was the purpose of creating this tribute in the memory of this great man of the spirit. The museum's exhibition is dedicated exclusively to the author's work and life, including photographs and personal items, manuscripts, letters, documents, Greek and foreign publications, theatrical material, rare audiovisual material, and works of art depicting the author.

With the building complex including an exhibition building, multipurpose room, conference room and several sections of education and action, the visitor can learn and see the well-known and unknown aspects of Nikos Kazantzakis.