ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF IGOUMENITSA
The Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa is a modern regional museum that has been operating since the end of 2009 in a newly built building in the northern entrance of the city, on the old EO. Igoumenitsa-Ioannina, against TEI Epirus and the municipal stadium. It is not an independent, administrative organization but operates under the supervision of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Thesprotia.
The Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa is now a lively cultural nucleus in the city of Igoumenitsa, with all the modern infrastructure for the public. In addition to the permanent exhibition, the museum has a multipurpose room (“Sotiris Dakaris Hall”), a video hall, a small auditorium and an open terrace, where periodical exhibitions, various cultural events, educational programs, etc. are organized and hosted all over the place. throughout the year, keeping the museum’s relationship with the public alive and offering alternative ways of learning and entertainment. At the same time, the museum serves as a point of information and information to the public about the visitors, organized archaeological sites of Thesprotia, from which comes the majority of the findings included in the permanent exhibition.
The museum also covers the needs of the administrative and scientific staff, with offices, a fully equipped maintenance workshop and a recording room for findings, a laboratory of osteocharrheology, equipped with the courtesy of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, a photographic archive and a library , which is expected to work in the future and as lending to the general public.
Current operating hours
Tuesday to Sunday: 8.00 – 15.00, Monday: closed
The museum remains closed:
1st of January
25th of March
1st of May
Tel .: +30 2665 0 28539, 24733, 21417
MUSEUM “THE HOUSE OF RENA”, MONUMENTS, TRADITION, CULTURE
Museum “The House of Rena”, Memories, Tradition, Culture Light Light that illuminates the Memories, continues the tradition and promotes culture. The New Culture and Tradition Museum “The House of Rena” was inaugurated in September 2012 and has been operating since then in Igoumenitsa.
The museum exhibits and preserves gorgeous “treasures” in hand and loom, authentic costumes, embroidery woven mainly in our region, but also many other useful items of everyday life.
Its halls are well-designed and each has a special interest. It took ten years of insistence and persistent effort, but above all love to create this museum space. Through its exhibits – more than 2000 objects – you are transported to other times.
The Museum, which is the only one in our country with this composition, enables students of Primary and Secondary Education to visit and tour along with their accompanying teachers at the Museum’s premises. The Museum of the Renaissance House, Memories, Tradition, Culture promoting the idea of volunteering offers the opportunity to those who could contribute with their knowledge, experience and abilities to achieve the mission and objectives of the Museum, to work voluntarily. This promotes the pattern of an “active citizen,” who has realized that his personal happiness also depends on the well-being of his fellow human beings.
The “House of Rena” Museum has contributed decisively to the enhancement and enhancement of the cultural identity of our city. In his effort to preserve our folk art to keep alive he organizes a series of events and seminars that revive our tradition
The “House of Rena” is accessible daily by telephone
Phones: 26650 22019, 26650 22780 & 6973002327
Address: Parodos Olympou 6, Igoumenitsa 46100
Facebook: The House of Rena, Memories-Tradition-Culture
FOLCKLOREMUSEUM OF PLATARIA
The Folklore Museum of Plataria was founded in 2007, inaugurating a new period of culture for the Municipality of Igoumenitsa. The time limits covering the collection material and concerns local traditional culture are focused on the pre-industrial period and the 20th century. The museum’s activity is aimed at rescuing, studying and highlighting the folk culture of the region.
The museum is housed in two rooms at the Old Primary School of Plataria, while the thematic units presented in its permanent exhibition are classified into two sections, both inside and outside the house. Thus: in the first section, useful objects and representations of traditional professions and works for the acquisition and production of materials and goods are exposed, while in the second section objects of household equipment, such as food preparation and eating utensils, personal clothing and household linen (woven-linen) household and lighting fixtures. Criteria for the collection and exhibition of material were usability, scarcity and aesthetic value.
MARGARITIS FOLKLORE MUSEUM
The Margariti Museum is located in Margariti Thesprotia, in northwestern Greece, between Igoumenitsa and Parga. It is housed in a listed building with a courtyard in the market area (bazaar). This is a mansion with a ground floor and a floor built in 1893. When purchased by the Margariti Cultural Club, it was in a ruined condition. After intensive and extensive maintenance and restoration work, it has been operating since 2009 as a museum and cultural center.
The spaces of the museum
The eastern room on the ground floor served as a storage area. Today it is a space of information and projection. The other side of the ground floor had an elevated living space (beams) and a second storage area below, the bottom. Ondas is today a showroom and the Bottom, the Museum’s warehouse. There is a report entitled “Wool, Flax, Loom and Sewing Machine”. The loom is in operation and the visitor is invited to try!
The floor had two living spaces in the past, a winter fireplace and an official beauties, the good beauties, with an impressive wood-carved, painted ceiling. Everyone had a needle (internal toilet). The winter entity has been portrayed as it was at the end of the 19th century, while the official entity today functions as a venue for meetings, periodic exhibitions and educational programs.
FOLKLORE MUSEUM OF PERDIKA
The Folkloric Museum of Perdika, a pillar of popular culture and tradition, has been housed since July 2000 in the Old Community Shop of Perdika.
In addition to its self-evident scientific activity in the fields of recording, preserving, preserving and promoting the cultural identity of the area through the collection of folklore, traditional, historical and photographic material, the aim of its foundation is to build the knowledge of our rich cultural past through experiential experience.
In a specially designed room of the building are exhibited agricultural tools, woodcutting, carving, weaving, livestock, traditional costumes, traditional household utensils, weapons of war, war loot and old coins.