Museums in Kefalonia

The historical identity of Kefalonia is strongly related to the Paleolithic times and the Mycenaen period. In the surrounded regions of Kefalonia visitors have the chance to admire a plethora of sites which findings have found their home in the museums of the island.

In Argostoli, the beautiful capital of Kefalonia lies the Archaeological Museum of Kefalonia, which hosts a lavish collection of ancient findings from the Paleolithic and Roman period. Visitors have the chance to admire hundreds of items, tools, tombs, marble busts and statues from the Classical period. The island is involved with the foundation of other museums as well as the Natural History Museum that hosts interesting findings from the islands of Kefalonia and Ithaca. It aims to introduce the rich natural environment of the island and especially children will have fun while learning.

In the beautiful village of Fiscardo, visitors can find the Nautical Museum which focuses on the naval history of Kefalonia in various periods. In the capital of Kefalonia, you should definitely pay a visit to the Historical and Folklore Museum which guards the age-old tradition of Kefalonia. In the beautiful village of Fiscardo lies the Nautical Museum and in Lixouri, you can see the Iakovatios Library with a great collection of rare books.