Museums in Lefkada

Lefkada museums cover a long period of history from the Paleolithic to the Roman times. The most interesting museum of Lefkada is the Ecclesiastical Museum which is housed in the Monastery of Faneromeni. There you can admire a fine collection of Byzantine icons, vestments and other ecclesiastical items.

Within close distance is the Archaeological Museum of Lefkada, the only place that provides insight into the island's history and cultural heritage. Various findings from the early Bronze age and other historical periods are on display. Of unique interest is the Museum of Lefkadian Embroidery in Karies dedicated to the local art of embroidery.

The Museum of Phonographs preserves memories from the romantic aspect of the island and the romantic souls should definitely visit. The collection consists of gramophones, jewels, coins, and musical instruments.