The Archaeological Museum of Ioannina is located in the “Litharitsia” park in the city center, opposite the City Hall. The museum building was rebuilt in the 1960s, covering an area of 1200 square meters. and is one of the most important works of the famous architect Aris Constantinidis.
The museum’s exhibits cover a long period, from the first appearance of man in the region of Epirus, during the Lower Paleolithic period 250,000 years ago, to the late Roman times (3rd century AD). In total it contains about 3000 archaeological finds from the wider Epirus region. The most important of the exhibits are from Necromanteion of Acheron but special emphasis is given to the findings from the Dodoni sanctuary and ancient theater, which are exhibited in a room dedicated solely to one of the most important oracles of the Greek world. There are also exhibits from archaeological sites discovered in areas such as Vitsa Zagoriou, Dourouti (University of Ioannina), Laka Souliou, Pogoni etc.
The Archaeological Museum of Ioannina operates daily from 08.30 a.m to 16.00 p.m except Tuesday and remains closed:
1st of January, 25th of March, Easter Sunday, 1st of May, December 25 & 26
From 1st November until 31st March: 3 €
From 1st April to 31st October: 6 € – Reduced 3 €
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