The museums on Kefalonia introduce you to the local culture. The Archaeological Museum of Argostoli accommodates a noteworthy exhibition of findings from the island that date back to the Palaeolithic up to the Post-Romaic Period and it displays these in three rooms. Furthermore, the Historic and Folklore Museum, which is housed in the Korgialenio Library in Argostoli, takes you on a journey to the tradition, folklore and culture of the urban and farming life from the period of Venetian Rule until 1953. The exhibit includes historic documents, portraits, collections of personal items of historical figures, utensils used in everyday life, maps and plans of historical monuments, historical photographs, ecclesiastical art and much more.
The Iakovitios Library, which comprises of a rare collection of books, manuscripts and byzantine icons and is accommodated in a splendid neoclassical building in Lixouri is also worth visiting. The Ecclesiastical –byzantine museum located at the Monastery of Aghios Andreas comprises of unique woodcarving, icons and religious relics, religious works of art by famous and unknown artists over a period of 4 centuries.