Μuseums

Μuseums - Ioannina - Its kale

Archaeological Museum of Ioannina

The collections of the Archaeological Museum of Ioannina are developed in seven halls, the central corridor and three terraces, a total area of 1,200 sqm. The exhibits cover a long period, from the first appearance of man in Epirus, during the Lower Palaeolithic age 250,000 years ago, until the twilight of late antiquity in the late Roman period (3rd century AD.). Particular emphasis is given to the findings from the sanctuary of Dodoni which are exposed in a room dedicated exclusively to one of the major oracles of the Greek world.

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Aslan Pasha Mosque - Municipal Museum

Municipal Ethnographic Museum Ioannina is located in the castle and is housed in the mosque of Aslan Pasha built in the early 17th century (probably in 1618) by Aslan Pasha, who ruled in Ioannina during the period 1600-1612.

It was built on the site where according to tradition during the Byzantine era, the church of St. John was there.

The Mosque of Aslan Pasha was the core of a large religious - educational complex, from which today survives the homonym Tourbes (mausoleum), the Mendreses (seminary) and Mageiria (hearth and home).

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Byzantine museum of Ioannina

The Byzantine museum is located inside the Castle of Ioannina, in the southeast acropolis, known as Citadel Kale. Inaugurated in 1995 on the ground floor of the former "Royal Pavilion". In the same place the Military Hospital was built, while there the ruins of the central seraglios of Ali Pasha existed.

In the seven halls of the Byzantine Museum, are exposed important finds of excavations, dated from Early Christian to the post-Byzantine period. There are coins, pictures and

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Folklore Museum of Association of Epirotic studies

The foundation of the Folklore Museum "Costas Frontzos" in Ioannina was decided at the initiative of the company Continental studies (E.I.M) and Foundation Studies Ionian and Adriatic Area (I.M.I.A.CH) with an objective for collecting, rescuing and recovering objects of the Continental popular culture.

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Municipal Artworks Gallery of Ioannina

The building that now houses the Municipal Art Gallery, with its neoclassical elements (lintels, corbels balcony, window frames) was built around 1890. The collection of the Municipal Gallery includes about 500 works, paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculptures, which are compiled during the last forty years. Important part is exposed in the premises of the Gallery and outline the process of Modern Art.

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Municipal Ethnographic Museum of Ioannina

Municipal Ethnographic Museum Ioannina is located in the castle and is housed in the mosque of Aslan Pasha built in the early 17th century (probably in 1618) by Aslan Pasha, who ruled in Ioannina during the period 1600-1612.

Built on the site where according to tradition the Byzantine era, there was the church of St. John.

The Mosque of Aslan Pasha was the core of a large religious - educational complex, from which survives the homonym Tourbes (mausoleum), the Mendreses (seminary) and Mageireeia (outbreak).

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Museum of Ali Pasha, and Revolutionary period

Located on the Island and is housed in the cells of the monastery of Ag. Panteleimonas, where Ali Pasha was murdered in 1822. The collection includes exhibits from the pre- revolutionary period, memorabilia from the era of Ali Pasha etc.

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Museum of Nature History "Kostas Lazaridis"

Kostas Lazarides, born and raised in Koukouli was a botanologist. He collected and recorded 1.300 types of herbs from the surrounding area and the Vikos Gorge.

In the museum, you will see his library full of old and rare books, newspapers, magazines and photos.

The museum is open daily until 15.30 from mid-spring to early January.

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The Brand New Silversmithing Museum

The Silversmithing Museum is being created within the Castle of Ioannina (Its Kale) and more specifically in the western rampart of the southeastern acropolis.

The present act has as its object the elaboration of the museum shell and the materialization and installation of a permanent exhibition and additional / auxiliary areas and services, as well as the actions regarding information and publicity about the project.

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The Treasure Chest of Ioannina

In the center of Kale and adjacent to the church of St. Anargyroi, there is the building known by the oral tradition as a «The treasure chest." It is an impressive building that probably belonged to a wider group of seraglios of Ali Pasha, whose remains were found in a short distance to the south of the building.At the western end of the south side, there is a vaulted opening that probably led to the next, vaulted space, which later was formed to the present church of St. Anargyroi.

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Wax museum "Paul Vrellis"

The "Greek History Museum" is located outside Bizani in Ioannina. Housed in a building Urban Castle Architecture Epirus 18th century, founded in 1983 and ended in 1994.

150 wax models, life size, and embedded in a true representation of the environment of their era, mainly revived forms of modern Greek history, in thematic sections. The operating hours for the whole year are: daily 10:00 to 16:00

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Wax Museum A. Vrelli

Located on the road Karamanlis 15, next to the castle walls. The creation of performances has taken place in the showroom which operates since 1997. All of the performances are 14 and the dolls that participate are 70.

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