Epidaurus Archaeological Museum
If you are an admirer of the ancient arts, then you can explore their history in the Archaeological Museum of Epidaurus. It was founded in 1897, within the archaeological site of the Sanctuary of Asclepius. It’s one of the first museums of Ancient Greek Architecture and it contains exhibits from the Archaic Period up to the Roman Age, which will absolutely fascinate you.
Mycenae Archaeological Museum
If you want to get to know a city with a worldwide reputation, then you have to visit the Archaeological Museum of Mycenae. It was founded in 2003 and it’s situated within the Archaeological Site, granting you the opportunity to enjoy the ancient treasures in their place of birth.
Nafplio Archaeological Museum
If you’re an inquiring personality that’s interested in archaeology, as well as in technology, then the Archaeological Museum of Nafplio is going to be your favorite place. It’s open since 1933 and it’s accommodated in one of the most important Venetian building structures of the city, which was built in 1717 during the second reign of the Venetians.
Nafplio National Art Gallery
If you believe that Nafplio is picture-perfect, wait until you visit its Art Gallery. The gallery is accommodated in a neoclassical building and was founded in 2004, as a branch of the National Gallery - Alexandros Soutzos Museum in Athens. It was restored and equipped with the aid of the Public Welfare Institution "Aristotle Onassis" and it’s a wonderful opportunity for you to explore the artsy side of history.
Nafplio War Museum
If you want to investigate all the wars and battles that compose the history of Greece, you should let the War Museum of Nafplion enlighten you. It was inaugurated in 1988 and it’s housed where the Army Cadet School and the first Ministry of Militia were. It’s the first branch of the War Museum of Athens and its glory will travel you through history.
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation
If you are looking for a museum with a scent of local tradition that’s also interesting for children, the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation is your ideal choice. It was founded in 1974 from the stage and costume designer Ioanna Papantoniou, in order to honor her father, Vassilios Papantoniou.
Astros Archaeological Museum
If you feel the need to experience the history that fascinates you, then the Archaeological Museum of Astros will totally meet your needs. It was established in 1985 and it’s accommodated in the beautiful building of the Karitsiotis’ Old School in the centre of the historical town. This museum has a plethora of rich exhibits that will surely enrich your knowledge.
Dimitsana Ecclesiastical Museum
If you want to explore the history of the orthodox religion, then the Ecclesiastical School of Dimitsana will give you a crash course. It was one of the most important church schools of the Peloponnese, as well as the Tuition Centre of Greek Literature (Frontistirio Ellinikon Grammaton). A substantial number of famous religious figures and scholars have graduated from this school, such as Grigorios V and Germanos III of Patras.
Lycosoura Archaeological Museum
If you are looking for a way to time travel to Ancient Greece, then a visit to the Archaeological Museum of Lycosoura is the place to do it. It’s a place where myth and reality coexist in perfect harmony and they offer you the full image of history. It was founded at the end of the previous century and it’s located within the Archaeological Site of the Sanctuary of Despoina.
Open Air Water Power Museum
If you want to explore a museum like no other, you have to pass by the Open Air Water Power Museum. It’s a spectacular museum that takes you back to the region’s pre-industrial past. The buildings and the machinery have been restored in the old industrial complex, which once operated solely with the power of water. It was established in 1997 and it’s located in Kefalari of Agios Giannis, very close to the village of Dimitsana.
Stemnitsa Folklore Museum
If you want to find out why the people of Stemnitsa are so proud for their tradition, all you have to do is visit its Folklore Museum. It was established in 1985, as a non-profit institution, and it functions under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture, while it’s also a member of the Greek Section of the International Council of Museums (ICOM).
Tegea Folklore Museum
If you want to discover the unique tradition of the Greek Folk, you have to visit the Tegea Folklore Museum. It’s open since 1996 and it’s accommodated in a building that belonged to the former Housekeeping School of Tegea. It offers a perfect presentation of the everyday life within the region, which makes you grasp the culture and the tradition of the place that you’re visiting.
Tripolis Archaeological Museum
If you want to get the big picture of the ancient glory of the Peloponnese, then your best choice is to visit the museum that hosts findings from all of its corners. The Archaeological Museum of Tripolis has been inaugurated in 1986, by the Minister of Culture of that period, Melina Merkouri. It’s accommodated in a two-storey neoclassical building in the town of Tripoli.
Tripolis War Museum
If you want to strengthen your knowledge of war history, a visit to the War Museum of Tripolis will really give you a boost. It opened its doors in 2000 and it’s located on the striking Agiou Vassiliou Square. It’s one of the 5 war museums in Greece and it takes you on a stroll down memory lane of the most important battles.
Ancient Corinth Archaeological Museum
If you want to see findings from the wealthiest ancient city of the Peloponnese, you have to visit the treasures of the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth. It was built in the 1930s, within the archaeological site, and it presents the long history of the whole area of Corinthia. It’s full of findings that prove the value of this amazing place and add extra value to your travel experience.
Corinth Historic and Folklore Museum
If you are in the Peloponnese and you want to explore traditions from all around Greece, you can achieve it just by visiting one single museum, the Historic and Folklore Museum of Corinth. It was founded in 1976 and it’s situated in the centre of the city. It presents many aspects of the country’s local tradition and it gives you pretty much the whole picture.
Isthmia Archaeological Museum
If you want to find yourself at an archaeological site where you can feel the immortality of the ancient world, all you have to do is to visit the Archaeological Museum of Isthmia. It was built during 1970-1978 and it includes a collection of findings from the archeological site of Isthmia. It hosts unique exhibits of the Greek culture and it’s located next to the archaeological site, bringing you even closer to the spirit of antiquity.
Nemea Archaeological Museum
If you are looking for trails of culture and invaluable treasures of antiquity, then you will find the Archaeological Museum of Nemea simply stunning. It was founded by the University Berkeley of California and was donated to the Greek State in 1984. It’s situated inside the archaeological site and it offers a holistic experience of ancient times.
Sikyona Archaeological Museum
If you want to experience archaeology and mythology in great doses, the Archaeological Museum of Sikyona will fascinate you. It was founded in 1935 and it’s accommodated in a part of the Roman Baths (Thermae). It houses the findings from the excavations of the Archaeological Society, revealing breathtaking aspects of archaeology that will blow your mind.
Stymphalia Environmental Museum
If you want to see the first ecological museum in Greece, then you have to visit the Environmental Museum of Stymphalia. It’s located on the slope of a lush green hill, over Lake Stymphalia. According to mythology, Hercules accomplished his 6th Labor by killing the Stymphalian Birds. The museum attracts "herds" of visitors and it creates awareness for the protection of the lake, while making you appreciate nature to the fullest.
Diros Museum of Neolithic Civilization
If you want to travel beyond antiquity, the Museum of Neolithic Civilization of Diros will totally offer you a transcendent experience. It’s located within the prehistoric cave of Alepotrypa, in a place of unique Neolithic importance, and it presents a special opportunity to discover the age of the first permanent establishments, the domestication of animals and plants, and the use of pottery.
Mani Historical and Ethnological Museum
If you want to become a real time traveler, you have to start your journey from the Historical and Ethnological Museum of Mani. It’s accommodated in the Tzanetakis Tower in the town of Gythio and it hosts 5 centuries of Greek history. It presents 500 years that made a world of difference and they will make you want to explore everything.
Museum of Olive and Greek Olive Oil
If visiting a museum that's about the most essential food of the Mediterranean Cuisine seems appetizing, then you must see the Museum of Olive and Greek Olive Oil. It’s housed in Sparta’s old Electric Company building, in the heart of the Laconian prefecture. It guides you through the long history of the olive and the olive oil, presenting the efforts to preserve the traditional olive oil production and its technology.
Kalamata Gallery of Modern Greek Art
If you consider yourself an art lover, then you are going to love the Gallery of Modern Greek Art. It’s a gallery that includes works of many different artistic styles, such as Impressionism, Expressionism, the Munich School, Abstraction, the 1930’s Generation. It’s all at your disposal, represented by world-renowned Greek artists. The Gallery was founded in 1962 and it’s housed on the fourth floor of the Kalamata Cultural Center.
Messene Archaeological Museum
If you want to enrich your holidays with unique treasures of antiquity, you have to discover the Archaeological Museum of Messene. It was established in 2000, within the Archeological Site of Ancient Assini, in order to house the findings that were brought to light by various archaeological excavations. It’s located close to the village of Mavrommati, in the area of Ithomi.