The Archaeological Museum of Nafplio houses an incredible collection of findings and artifacts from the general area of Argolida from the Neolithic era up to the Bronze era. Visit and see the famous Dendron Armour, one of the main exhibits as well as finds from the Frachthi Cave, a prehistoric settlement.
The Byzantine Museum of Argolida is located in Argos and is housed in the preserved building of the Kapodistrias Baracks and occuppies the west and northwest wing. Findings from the area are exhibited and give great insight into the life of the locals during the Byzantine times in Argolida.
The Folklore Museum in Nafplio was founded in 1974 by Ioanna Papantoniou and is an ode to the past customs, fashion and the way of life in Greece. Today the museums houses over 25.000 objects from a variety of categories like every day objects, clothes and traditional customes.
The construction of the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Mycenae began in 1984 and was completed in 1997. There was a need to store and exhibit finds from over a century of excavations. See weapons, jewellery, as well as every day objects and burial objects found in the beehive tombs.
The town of Ligourio is where the Natural History Museum is located, The privately owned museum houses an enormous collection of minerals, bugs and fossils as well as prehistoric tools and a collection of ammonnites said to be one of the most complete in Europe. Ideal for families or schools.
The Worry Bead Museum in Nafplio is a unique museum preserving the culture of the worry bead (komboloi). It is a privately owned collection open to the public and there is a workshop preserving and replicating the more classic of designs. The collection includes worry beads of Hindu, Muslim, Catholic, Buddhist and Greek origin.
The Nafplio War Museum is located at the centre of the town and is housed in the historic building of the First Army School (Evelpidon). Today the exhibition includes firearms, guns, cannons and uniforms from different eras. Follow the struggles of the Greek nation from right after the Greek Revolution of 1821, to the Balkan Wars and up till the First World War.
Visit the Ouzo museum and see the old way of distilling the iconic Greek spirit. Take a tour through the museum and taste the Ouzo as well as other locally produced liqueurs.