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.
Archaeological Museum of Argostoli
The museum houses antiquities from the island of Kephalonia, ranging from the prehistoric to the Roman periods. It also contains a remarkable collection of Mycenaean finds.
Natural History Museum
Established by the Society for the Protection of the Environment of the islands of Kefalonia and Ithaca, the Natural History Museum is located in the village of Davgata, north of Argostoli. This museum was founded in order to introduce the natural environment of Kefalonia and Ithaca to the people and to protect it.
Korgialenio History & Folklore Museum of Argostoli
The museum collects studies, ranks and keeps inventory of all the history and folklore data of Kefalonia from the Venetian period and up until the 1953 with the earthquakes.
The permanent exhibition is divided into the sections urban and rural department, ecclesiastical art and the city plan. Τhe collection of Byzantine icons of Charokopou and of Francis and Stephen Vallianou are exhibited seperate.
Nautical Museum of Fiscardo
You will be able to admire the skeletons of various marine mammals, turtles, seals and the whole skeleton of a whale that was washed up dead on the beach Emplisi in 1995, in the rooms of the nautical museum in Fiskardo. A recording of the marine fauna of Kefalonia and a photo gallery with the history of the area during the centuries will complete your tour.