Museums in Zakynthos
This museum is located in Agios Markos Square and it is dedicated to the poet Dionysios Solomos and other eminent Zakynthians. A collection of manuscripts, portraits, personal clothes and busts of famous Zakynthians are housed inside as well as the mausoleums of two important Greek poets, Solomos and Kalvos.
The Post Byzantine Art Museum of Zakynthos Town is housed in the large building of Solomos Square, the largest square of the town. It exhibits valuable icons, ecclesiastical clothing, frescoes from the 16th-19th century and papers and photos of Zakynthos before the earthquake of 1953.
The Helmis Museum of Natural History is located in the mountainous village of Agia Marina, in the center of Zakynthos. It was established in 2000 by a private initiative and aims to present the rare flora, fauna, and sea life of the island.
The Naval Museum of Tsilivi includes aquarelles which present the history of the Greek Navy from the 18th century until today, ship models, nautical uniforms, books, and photographs.
This museum is dedicated to Gregorios Xenopoulos, a famous Greek playwriter born in Zakynthos. It is housed in the ancestral mansion of the writer and it houses his manuscripts, photos, and personal items.
The Exhibition Center of the Sea Turtle Caretta Caretta is located in the region of Dafni, an area that belongs to the National Marine Park of Zakynthos. The center was established in 2006 and aims to inform visitors on the protection of the Caretta-Caretta.
In the village of Pigadakia, 2 km from Katastari, there is a small cultural and agricultural museum. Established in 1998, this museum exhibits the life of a traditional Greek village.
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