Lefkada has a lot of museums which shelter its history, as well as libraries with important artworks of writers and poets. The Archaeological Museum is one of the most remarkable ones and it is located in the Cultural Center of the town. Its exhibits cover a chronological period from the Paleolithic era to the Roman ages and despite its small size the discoveries it hosts have a special worth. It is opened every day and there is a fee.
You should also visit the Folkloric Museum that hosts items from the rural life of Lefkada and the Museum of phonographs with phonographs, records, historical coins and photographs.
Lefkada’s libraries host magnificent artworks that deserve your visit. The Public Library was founded in 1953 and counts a remarkable volume of holdings and books, while it is studded with scenes of Heptanese art. Equally noteworthy though are also Haramoglios Library that collects all kinds of newspapers, articles, photographs and books that are connected to Lefkada and its people, and the Library of Nikos Svoronos (Greek historian) that embodies his manuscripts and some of his personal objects. The entry in all libraries is free and it is totally worth it!