Museums

Paxos

There is a folklore museum in Gaois, Paxos.

Lefkada

The Archaelogical Museum, The Maritime Museum, The Orpheus Folklore Museum and the Gramophone Museum, are all situated in Lefkada Town.

Kefalonia

The Archaeological Museum in Argostoli has a fine collection of finds from prehistoric, Ancient Greek and Roman times.

There is a Natural History Museum in Davgata.

The Nautical Museum in Fiscardo.

The Korgialenio Historical and Folk Art Museum in Argostoli,

The Ecclesiastical Museum at Milapedia.

Ioakovatios Museum in Lixouri.

Ithaka

The Stavros Museum at Stavros in the north has artefacts from the north of Ithaka while the Vathi Museum has finds from the rest of the island. There is also a Folklore and Cultural Museum in Vathi.

Zakynthos

There are several museums in Zakynthos Town; The Post-Byzantine Art Museum, The Dionysios Solomos Museum, Naval Museum and the Museum of Grigorios Xenopoulos. There is the Helmis Natural History Museum at Ag. Marina and the Vertzagio Folk Museum at Pigadakia.

Given the historical significance of the Ionian region throughout the centuries, the wealth of museums and sites to visit is not surprising. There are sites, artefacts, buildings, remains, and more from Neolithic, Ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Venetian, Frankish, Russian, French, British and modern Greek times in local museums. Here we list some of the more important museums and galleries.

Corfu

The Archaeological Museum with Neolithic and Ancient Corkyra displays.

The Achillion Museum, Gastouri with displays about the palace of Sissi, Empress of Austria and Kaiser Wilhelm.

The Museum of Byzantine Art in the Church of Antivouniotissa, Arseniou St.

The Museum of Far Eastern Art in the Palace of St. Michael & St. George.

The Solomos Museum off Arseniou St.

The Serbian Museum in Moustoxidou St.

Mon Repo Museum in the former king's palace in Kanoni.

The Municipal Art Gallery.

Palace of St Michael & St. George.

The Museum of Paper Money: Situated in the Alpha Bank in Iroon Kypriakou Agonos Sq.

The Reading Society: 120 Kapodistriou St with books, maps and other old documents.

The Folk Museum in Sinarades.

The Folk Museum in Acharavi.

The Kapodistria Museum: Koukouritsa.

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