The Archaeological Museum of Argostoli, Kefalonia: The Archaeological Museum of Kefalonia is located in the town of Argostoli, the capital of the island. It exhibits a rich collection of antiques unearthed from several excavated sites of the island, dating from pre-historic times to the Roman period. It also houses a formidable collection of Mycenaean findings.
Some of the most important exhibits on display are the 12th century B.C Mycenaean kylix which is a conical footed cup, found at the Mycenaean cemetery of Lakkithra, as well as a 12th century bronze fibula, a row of 8 figured loops shaped bow, two-handled krater with paneled motives found at the Diakata cemetery and a 12th century gold necklace with twisted spirals.
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The Archaeological Museum is located in Argostoli village, just 1 km away from the central bus station.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Kefalonia transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 694 5306 145, 0030 694 5118 866, 0030 697 7193 569 or book your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Kefalonia with as little as 11 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover the Archaeological Museum and many other places of interest in Kefalonia at their own pace.
By Public transfers: The central bus station of the island is located at Argostoli. There are bus connections between this bus station and the most areas of the island. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here. Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.