The Archaeological Museum of Lefkada, Ionian: The Archaeological Museum of Lefkada is housed in the newly-constructed building of the Cultural Centre in Lefkada Town. Its four rooms cover a large chronological period, from the Paleolithic times till the late Roman years.
In the first room, there are exhibits depicting life from the public and private life of the Islanders in the historical times. There are findings related to music, commerce, weaving, coinage, fishery, and farming. The second room is dedicated to the deities of Lefkada, through their presentation in coins and figurines.
The third room is dedicated to the funeral costumes of ancient Lefkada, exhibiting tomb monuments, stone urns and the representation of an ancient cemetery. The fourth room is dedicated to the memory of the famous archaeologist William Dorpfeld, who performed many excavations on the island and has been buried in Lefkada. In this last room, visitors can see items from the Paleolithic and Neolithic period, including weaponry, vessels and various kind of tools.
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The Archaeological Museum of Lefkada is located in Lefkada Town, a 17-minute walk away from the central bus station and 15 minutes from a parking lot.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Lefkada transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from Aktion/Preveza airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 694 4348 010, 0030 26450 26555 9292or book your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Lefkada with as little as 14 euros per day and pick it up directly from the Aktion/Preveza airport or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover the Archaeological Museum and many other places of interest in Lefkada at their own pace.
By Public transfers: The central bus station of the island is located at Lefkada Town. 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.
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