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Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Interesting museum

A good museum with a lot of interesting artefacts and fascinating historic photos of the town from... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2019
chris14wilson
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Fascinating.....

If you wish to learn about the history of Kefalonia this is the place to go. Small but... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
LCB1959
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The Museum's aim is to preserve, conserve and disseminate the cultural heritage and tradition of Cephalonia, along with the elements that give evidence of the Ionian civilization, with the particularities of that social era, especially during the...more
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12 Zervou Ilia, Argostolion 281 00, Greece
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Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

A good museum with a lot of interesting artefacts and fascinating historic photos of the town from before and after the earthquake. The information could have been presented in a more interactive way, but that should not stop you going to see what was still...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank chris14wilson
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

If you wish to learn about the history of Kefalonia this is the place to go. Small but well-designed with plenty of exhibits, with most artefacts described in Greek and English, you will find something of interest. The earthquake of 1953 is well documented with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LCB1959
Reviewed October 16, 2018

The Museum's aim is to preserve, conserve and disseminate the cultural heritage and tradition of Cephalonia. It has a good variety of artefacts such as lacemaking traditions, costumes and uniforms, products and photographs of folkloristic heritage and of the island before the terribly devastating earthquakes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

I didn't expect such a good collection in this tiny museum. You get the feeling of old Kefalonia and learn a lot about the history of the island. I was very moved by the photos showing the earthquake period as my ancestors lived through this...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

This lovely little museum is located at the side of the library which is found just above the central square. It houses exhibits of island life and costumes as well as many photos of life before the earthquake in 1953. There is also a section...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

We popped in while there was a rain shower. It had a nice variety of items to look through, from old costumes to tools and historical photographs. If you like to get a taste of the local culture and history of the place you're visiting...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank OvoloKnight
Reviewed April 28, 2017

There is nothing more soothing than spending some time in the Corjialenios Historical Museum in a hot morning of July or August. The articles that constitute the museum are real evidence of the living standards of the people of Kefalonia at the times, 2, 3...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Αικατερίνη Δ
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Easy to access spot in Argostoli.exhibits of the culture & history of Kefalonia.Very friendly staff.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Liogerma home C
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

This small museum is packed with objects related to the life and history of the island. There are descriptions in English. I think the museum would benefit from an additional overview of Kefalonia's history.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Pav_viajero
Reviewed September 1, 2016

This is a very beautiful bullding.The interior is breathtaking and very colourful.This place is included in the island tour

Date of experience: August 2016
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scottishlady714
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Response from Corgialenios | Property representative |
The entrance fee is 4 Euros per person. Children under 12 years old are free and for groups, over 20 people, the entrance fee is 3 Euros per person. There are stairs for the toilets as they are up in the library.
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